Mother and Child

I cannot quite put a finger on it,nor pin down the feelings in my heartnow I am home from visiting with you…A deal of history lies there between usas it has lain, gathered over years of awkwardness,uncertainty,resentment,guilt,embarrassment;over many moments miscalculated,misinformed,misunderstoodthat still stand between us… Now I am older,with grown children of my own;You are oldand …

THE DAY BETWEEN

Considering with weary heart and jaded eyeall the stacks and racks and knicks and knacks, that loom left over and left undonefrom yesterdays and yesterweekslast month, last season,even all a lifetime’s matters still requiring answers and corrections and response…  Before this week is out I knowdecisions must be made,¬†uncertainties confronted and if possible allayed,¬†anxieties faced down, potentially …

Against the Pane

I did believe that Ino longer cared:Immunity attained,myself now proofagainst the sightof others driftingin the rosy joyful clouds,the bliss of knowinganother,and being knownacceptedwelcomedtouched and moved,embraced,enjoyed… That lessons learned in painwere by now set hardwithin a heart crazedby experience,firmly welded into a wholeby wisdom… Apparently not.

Reclaiming The Eternal Feminine

MEDUSA O maid, you once were lovely,full of grace, and namedfor Wisdom in eternal female form–Metis, Maat, Medha the names you bore…But the passing generations,reshaping and restructuring your form,made you over as a thing to fear,no longer Maid, but monstrouswith a deadly, stony gaze;Men made you cruel and coldand perilous to life in latter days,forgetting …

SOUL IN THE WATERS

KELP Shadows and light waving,in the Great Embracemoving…caress and tease…coolness, warmth.veils of shadowslick and smooth…Light casting shaftsinto the darker deeps…Creatures dim and smallsecuring sustenanceand safetyin the motionsand the shafts and shades…Sense and soundconfoundedbaffled just a littlemakes for playpursuit and teasingin the pleasingatmosphereof the Great Embrace… LEAP Leap!into the sparkling air…Arc and soarabove,surrounded byThe Breathof Light, …