Tag: listening

A Reckoning

What happens to pine needles? They get wise and smell strongly Of no place you have ever been. Where do daffodil petals go? They rely on the wind and spread news To the beetles and river rats.

Aware of Birds Missing

What do you notice in winter stillness? Does the stillness allow you to be still, Also? Or does it make you want to move In ways that keep you from noticing? The honeysuckle vines are disappearing From the fence rows, the wild rose bushes…

Your Child

The stone in the acorn path invited you To listen, like a child will not. You must Learn to recognize the need in your child, Said the stone. Look closely at me, take A picture if necessary. Notice how still