I am not yet born I haven’t had ~ A single thought My eyes ~ Stare at darkness And know nothing ~ About the sky That’s waiting ~ Or the millions Of birds in the trees ~ I do not even know That my soul has wings. ~ I have recently discovered the poetry of … Continue reading My Soul Has Wings
So Different, So Connected
~ Experience confronts me With absolute newness ~ I had never seen That tree in that way before ~ And now that moment Is a door ~ To a future That is life ~ As yet unseen So different ~ Yet so connected With all that I have been. ~
Statuesque, Silhouetted Against a Blueing Sky
~ Thank you For the gift of this new day ~ For the trees Armed with branches ~ Statuesque Silhouetted ~ Against a blueing Sky. ~ Image by Petar Ubiparip from Pixabay
A Vision That Has Never Left My Soul
. Seeing a bare winter tree stripped of all beauty awaiting renewal . I had such a vision of God’s providence . Knowing new life would prevail over the brittleness of death . That has never left my soul. . Inspired by Brother Lawrence's book - "The Practice of the Presence of God" .
As If Life Blossomed Happily
~ Outside my window The blossoming ~ Of the cherry tree In bleak November ~ As if there was No pandemic of grief ~ As if life blossomed Happily. ~ Image by yyryyr1030 from Pixabay
The Cathedral of Trees
~ The cathedral Of trees ~ And the angels Of leaves ~ Tumbling from heaven To earth ~ Call me To worship. ~ Image by Ervin Gjata from Pixabay
. Thrush hurls her song in curls and spirals and dead straight lines . The trees stand as still as time The hills look down benignly . The wind converses enigmatically The river merely suggests itself so quietly . Even the buttercups Nod their heads with glee - . I feel I am among such … Continue reading Blessed Company
. The fascinating Movement . Of birds And leaves . Against An endless sky . And we believe That we arise . And ponder Why? .
Deeper than Distant Star Beams
. To be Like the tree . Planted By living streams . Whose roots Reach deeper . Than distant Star beams . Whose branches Connect . As the universe Dreams. . Image by Manuel-H from Pixabay
You Met Us
When we were Still far off . You met us Through cloud and fire . Bush And tree . You met us Through person . And through spirit Mysteriously. . Image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay
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