forest gymnastics searching, stretching, balancing playground limbnastics . About the poem: I was with friends yesterday in the park. The boys climbed the tree and I was thrown back into the many incredible memories of being in trees. The apple tree in our backyard that we’d climb up in and eat our […]
A lake and a tree And me Time to be – About the poem It’s hard to remember the healing qualities of nature as we hustle through our days. But if we trust that power and deposit ourselves there, we will never be disappointed with the beyond-words experience.
Here I stand shivering Not a leaf left quivering Wondering what you’re whipping up The clouds and storms you’re flipping up Wondering what you’ll bring Oh spring Go ahead, take your time, but I’m nakedly awaiting your design Oh spring — About the poem: This little tree looks so naked, standing on the plains. […]
All the emails waiting For me Are nothing Compared to a towering tree All the facts and figures I know Are nothing Compared to the glistening snow Proposals, deadlines and reports That are due Are nothing Compared to a sky of blue — About the poem: In my Sahaja Meditation class I learned that […]
Yellow and brown Falling down The summer tree That shaded me Gave it all away On an October day — About the poem: My housemate Dexter impresses me with his ability to spend his entire day (happily?) doing the simplest things. Watching the leaves fall is his latest priority. So, I sat down next to […]
I must confess When you said, “I’ll be your tree” I was not impressed I wanted someone to rescue me To hear my SOS I wanted someone to swoop in And clean up my mess A tree? That’s all you got? But today The sun was a mallet That shattered my morning plans And left my […]