Earth is your garden Goddess, light of heaven burning Bright, in your service We flower in you Goddess, queen of the cosmos Formed in your bounty The wind is your praise Goddess, of the starry field You spin the world, fate Cleanse the poison air Goddess, free us from our doom Swoon, […]Read more "Supplicant"
Water, Am I (Aqua Poetica) Water Held together in a fragile web Of membranes, of cell walls Permeable tissues, some hard As dense as bone, others soft As malleable as the wetted Tongue Water is me Water p.02 – Aqua PoeticaRead more "Water, Am I – Part II"
Water It is a sentence all by itself Subject, verb and predicate Water is the stuff of life Water, Am I Water p.01 – Aqua PoeticaRead more "Water, Am I (Aqua Poetica p.01)"
Water. That one word, water It is a sentence all by itself; subject, verb and predicate. Water is the stuff of life, and I am it. I am water; water held together by a fragile web of membranes, by permeable cell-walls, by tissues, some as hard and dense as bone, […]Read more "Water, I Am"
Hope is the teaching All will be well, breathe, inspire Lead with hope, brandished Like fire, Carry it Like water; water falling Wet the garden soil From a rusting pipe Nourish, feed the wounded soul Slake the naked thirst The house has no roof Our mother’s house, our father’s Is a […]Read more "Hope is a Garden"
Collected Haiku City of Water City boys running Hard streets are streams of concrete Hot tar, cool water Minneapolis Resting on the plains Astraddle the river’s banks Flowing, from the sky Family Root, shoot and blossom Dig deep, push, reach for the wind Drink from the black earth The Chain of […]Read more "City of Water, and Wild Places"
Photographs 1 – 8, by Bill Phelps Photograph 9, by Shelly Mossman Haiku, by Jay Patrick BottenRead more "Reflections 1 – 9 (Collected)"