Archive for the ‘Contemplative’ Tag

Patching Winter’s Wounds   2 comments



Woodland violets
and fawn lilies whispering
bright prayers


Illuminated   2 comments

Illuminated web

Empty twigs

Hanging in darkness, little

Ghosts of lace

Joyous Journey   2 comments


Last night’s moonlight

rushing down to catch herself

 in the sea


winter creek in western Oreogn


another new year   4 comments



Like moon drops
lighting the way, centuries
of ancestors



The Kindness of Ferns   2 comments

Sword Fern in late fall

Their sheltering wings

curved at the feet of

bare-headed trees

Leaving November   4 comments



Bare twigs
A moment of release
in hand


In the blue   4 comments

Single ginkgo leaf
Between storms
A flash
of gold

A Brighter Heaven   1 comment

Where leaves once glowed red
Now blue, bright light — like a tide
of untroubled sea

Wild Asters   6 comments

wild asters


Little rays of blue . . .
their September shadows long
for summer bees



River Light   3 comments

Riverbank of the McKenzie
Last night’s moonlight
between boulders