#13

awe of aloha how love and spirit how magic feels life like a mountain like time meeting love and that feeling of freeness breath full of spirit rising like mountain peaks slowing time’s pace to the expansiveness of dreams newness of vision vast like the ocean and how nature soothes with a familiar call

#12

the experiment: 3 minutes of nothing 2 images 14 words 1 minute to write   the result: (images whirring fan & expectation) i don’t hear anything but the steady whir and think this is not silence and wonder is my peace of mind ruined by wondering this   hear the whir think silence and wonder…

#11

thank you my little leaf friend who chose me as your messenger of the beauty and hope and wonderful surprises

#9

symptoms: constantly running in some respects a good thing constantly turning and thinking and speculating you try to hold it in your mind but it transforms into something else diagnosis: i see now that you have trouble being stationary do you feel as though you are carrying something you can’t get rid of? an invisible…

#8

dear mother goose who showed up at the spa today to give birth to eggs in the barren planter by the jacuzzi and to papa goose on the railing enclosing the spa and to the little rabbit who scampered by later: may i offer you some spa water? i hope you feel safe i hope…

#7

the swirl all or ocean it caught anything sounded her sounds angular alternate another once strange that heard of like streaming the gods inside calling ear across language in that doorway of the It way melodic planet She other woman strange knew surrounded heard street her for a city thought unlike everywhere but had languages…

#6

i don’t care who gets the ring who wears it who has the lamps and the cleaning supplies and don’t you know there are hearts now everywhere? like the kind that said hellooooo and after a long yawn and that the stuff is no longer here i don’t care split it a million ways and…

#5

more confused than angry more stuffed away than needing to speak more afraid of meaning than feeling more resentful than righteous more betrayed than mistrustful more disgusted than indulgent more agitated more disappointed more hurt more angry about the understanding than the experiencing such a fleeting moment it lingers longer than is comfortable then is…

#4

the stopped second hand on the clock still, flat water dancing light reflections feathers from a thousand pillows fall from the sky the night’s cold warmth opens its mystery

#3

there is no gift or prize no win no accolade for this or anything no good job pat on the back no special discount no exclusive entrance no understanding or change in perception no likes thumbs up heart no applause there is no finish line there is no trophy i don’t come out of each…