Tag: #Earthweal

A Simple Feast

Life is now forever changed, rearranged into a futuristic world of outer maskswhere the warmth of a smile never showsother than in our wary eyes I’ve forgotten what it is like to sit wiling away hours in a French cafe Sipping on a glass of luscious red… Continue Reading “A Simple Feast”

The Yearning of Blooming Roses

“A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty.”  ― Matshona Dhliwayo A hazy sky yet the sun shines through filtered gray As if the earth is weeping from troubles of this day The only bells ringing are tubular chimes singing Tempted and teased by a lingering… Continue Reading “The Yearning of Blooming Roses”

The Weight of Roses After Rain

When winter rains dampen terra firmaEarthy petrichor perfume fills sultry airI wander out to my untamed garden To see what surprises there awaits Wildflower seeds have sprouted up Breaking through rich sandy loamLavender spikes burgeoning forthReaching for now absent sun But for me there is nothing… Continue Reading “The Weight of Roses After Rain”

Three Feathers

“When the owl sings, the night is silent. (Quand le hibou chante, La nuit est silence)”  ― Charles de Leusse Three soft feathers lay at my feetshed from a winged one flying highOn cool morning wind they did ridebefore drifting down to the street A… Continue Reading “Three Feathers”

The Tree and Me

“At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots entwined, and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth, since we are made of earth and rain.”  ― Pablo Neruda, Regalo de un Poeta I sat one… Continue Reading “The Tree and Me”

Six Days of Magic

“The moon seems unaware of night’s dark hitting on the damp warm rain  misguiding owl’s spitting  A thunder light of love raising hearts beating while weather learns more from rain lovers meeting”  ― Munia Khan When she came to the garden each day, a cacophony… Continue Reading “Six Days of Magic”

And Justice for All

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” -Martin Luther King Jr How dare I, a white woman- presumeTo know how it feels in your black skinAnd walk with fear as a constant companionReviled for your rich heritage some may not understandNot seen for… Continue Reading “And Justice for All”

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