I’m used to a life answered by silence.A jagged, narrow path that acknowledges death as part of not opposite to.Forgetting and remembering that each intricate life is doused by complexity,No matter how simple it may appear to an outside perceiver.I am learning that the contented moments I have sought for in eternity,Are quietly nestled on... Continue Reading →
an unknown life
sometimes we think that it will be this future point in time,that deserves all of our undivided attention.and try as we might, to consider all of the possibilities of what might happen then,we mostly cannot dream up the fixings of that moment.anticipating the convergence of energy, of something that feels like it might karmically determine... Continue Reading →
river of tears
maybe when the water runs out,we will weep so many tears that the rivers will fill again.maybe after the last tree falls,our hearts will break, we’ll come down to our knees, and kiss the earth we have denied.in death, we finally lay belly to belly with the mother who birthed us.but maybe, as climate changes,... Continue Reading →
the art of transition
i hunger for depth.i am one to find containers that allow me to come completely undone, to travel outside of the ordinary.sacred ceremony, a session with my therapist, a conversation with chosen kin, a retreat...all offering the potential to be wildly transformational.and yet, in the transition from the depths to the surface, i often drown.there... Continue Reading →
Teachings of Rhythm
Inspired while dancing the 5Rhythms, teaching us how to show up fully in this time.... When you crawl deeper into the chaos, You feel nauseous. An impulse to throw up - toss away, this overwhelming uncertainty. But like any storm, Impact will be minimized with relaxation. Turning into a rag doll that is shaped by... Continue Reading →
How are you?
How are you? Right now, slippered feet resting upon leather cushion, Typing, typing my mind into understanding. Ocean waves gather, tide pulls in, pulls out. Sun still flickers close to 7 at night. Birds are out, singing to one another, or are they singing to us? Telling us of a natural order that is still... Continue Reading →
Sunlight dressed in mercury golden fog, Thirsty for pets, these dogs, these dogs. All this potential, unlimited time. Eager to see darkness finally shine. Remembering, remembering where credit is due, I'm not these words, I'm just the dew. Feed my soul, whisper me whole, Write my song, as I bow to this role. I'm a... Continue Reading →
As my days fill fuller with places to get to and leave from, I feel tightening in my chest, Shallow breath. Mind calculating next moves, on time, expectations. Body fades into background. Is this how I'll have to live as I deepen into commitment, life work, The path of my young heart becoming? How do... Continue Reading →
Who Am I Looking For?
[Reflections upon jumping into online dating....] The swoosh of the thumb, Brings face after face after face. who am I looking for? Endlessly seeking for the one who I unconsciously believe will make me - this life - Whole. Trying to digest the bare minimum being offered about you, Sips of a human life that... Continue Reading →
Do you ever wonder why certain sounds call to you? How the sound of a mourning dove makes my ears perk, my head turn, But for you, it may have somehow escaped your knowing. Perhaps, for you, your eyes are catching the glimmer of sun reflecting off the metal of the hand rail, While for... Continue Reading →