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WIND (1 of 4, God in the Elements)

Feather on the Breath of God
tiny feather, downy white
tucked under the wing
of mother dove
close to her breast
near to her heart
warm and safe
hidden, obscured . . .

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Why I Bring My Camera

I bring my camera to be ready
for that magic moment
when a squirrel, rabbit or deer
will lift its lovely face to me
when a bird or butterfly or dragonfly
will sit still long enough . . .

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Winter Solstice Pantoum

I can free myself and let the artifice blow away in the wind.
The eyes of my soul can illuminate the black of night . . .

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Glimpsing God

When I am alone
when I let go of my doing
and sink into my being
Sometimes I hear a whisper
of my now and not yet . . .

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Perception

It’s still dark when I open the back door to let in the cat, but something calls me to step out into the cool stillness. At the edge of the concrete, like Moses, I slip off my sandals and step onto the hallowed grass, cold and wet with dew. . .

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The Egg

I am one who waits
within the midnight of this shell
I feel my own fragility
all the possibilities for disaster
cracked exterior
and oozing shame . . .

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Autumn Tree Meditation

Join me for a 12-minute reflection and guided, imaginative meditation video on the wisdom of an autumn tree.

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I AM

I AM the radiant sunburst, the painted skyscape
behind the power lines and strip malls

I AM the roiling storm clouds of deep blue gray . . .

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The Wetlands Park

In the dark stillness comes a chirp, a trill
And in the background always the low rumble and growl of the city
The sky gently lightens to misty aqua over glowing gold . . .

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The Stray Kitten

When I was a girl
I found a stray kitten
Feral and frightened
it ran and hid
and would not come
to my kitty-kitty calls . . .

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