water & earth

I am drawn to the water Like a pianist to keys I run after ripples And chase down the seas My body becomes me I feel every wave Of emotion descending Buoyantly grave I hear springs teeming Their echoes besiege A forest, a meadow I follow, at ease A wind sweeps a song A faint …

March

And she walked.  She walked away, and kept walking. Back to the riverbed and the forest and the trees that healed her.  Held her. Back to facing the sunshine and the air outside, holding her lens — her sword and shield. And she listened.  She listened to the sounds of possibility.  They were everywhere. She …

Woman, Rise.

A poem to celebrate, commiserate, and commemorate the emotional capacity of a woman -- all of which is sometimes encountered by her in a single day. -bnb I am shaken.I am stirred.I am awake.I am learned.I am hungry --never full.I am fiery --never cool. I feel restless.I feel wired.I feel needless.I feel tired.I feel reckless.I …