A While Ago From An Early Morning Meditation

A While Ago From An Early Morning Meditation

How can I channel you I want all your breath your stillness your movement to reside in me Please let your intimate breathing enshroud me let aloneness transform all of me let it become joy let sadness become gentle strongness become a garden of peace Teach me to call...
A Deep Path

A Deep Path

There is this deep path It is my place to dwell Along its way I dream To be companions, For us to forever dwell here Step on step Coming more to love; To walk beside my love. It is a sacred place. One can be silent here Its stillness is a refuge. Here also I sing To...
In April

In April

When redbud blooms appear I never think that they might be owned Who could own loveliness? I drive a daughter’s street And dream to see grandsons racing beneath the trees I cannot recall races Beneath such purple beauty But always I see the flowered trees And I want...
Seasons

Seasons

I recall when mom was four, her daddy died; Grandmother and baby brother also survived. In seasons, sometimes lonesome and bare, Life became watching others pass by; Standing in the schoolhouse window Dreaming of the times when; When there would be more than waiting....
Again

Again

Ice came to places out my window on winds that have been in western Missouri. Winds that began, mysterious as all things divine, high above the western troposphere. But who cares for the origin of cold? so again, ice comes to the edge of all. First as rain, held to...
Before You Arrive

Before You Arrive

Anticipations enfold me; ceaseless murmurs always sing inside my eager soul; like an invisible choir put there to energize each breath. Today I no longer listen for Earlene the dog to bark the postman’s arrival; hoping for confirmation of acceptance in some...

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