river goddess 

river goddess she steps through water ankle high even on earth she walks as if in slow motion as if she was pulling her feet through water she stands on cool smooth stones she can see through infinity  she can stop time she can see what was river goddess she is not always seen she…

raindrop home

i am inside a raindrop i live in it it is exhilarating to fall from the sky people don’t know this but as you’re falling the world comes into view yet backwards — isn’t that interesting? before i lived in the raindrop i never would have expected this yet here we are people don’t realize–…

view from the ocean floor looking up to sunlight

i am lying on the bottom of the ocean looking up  seeing through light and shadows looking through different planes of glass layered over one another it is peaceful on the bottom of the ocean peaceful and quiet yet very cold and sometimes the pressure the weight  hurts my chest i look up and see…

the plants breathe

the water makes things greener opens up the doorways inside this plant’s cells inside  the water accumulates it becomes refreshed it becomes released plant stretches its leaves up to the sky beautiful lushness a leaf that spreads itself out to catch each drop of mist that surrounds these living things these plants its soft cover…

water whisperers

i know people who whisper to water who by lake sides and giant pools trickling streams and expansive oceans lean into the water’s edge  and you see them skipping smooth stones you see them walking endlessly  on the shore along the banks where sand and dirt and rock meet water who stop to look out…

if your eyes are closed  you can’t see everything but you may feel warmth and light in the distance   sometimes  if you have good ears and you live by water you can hear it it’s kind of a shushing sound it’s for when you want to be comforted salt is considered a cleanser and…

as the day passes

silent waterfall ducks swimming across the water gazing to fish  swimming deep in the depths below on the banks  a tiger watches unblinking then slowly closes his eyes and turns back to hear the whispers of the forest and the wind that rustles calmly through the trees sun on the edge of each ripple and…

blue light

blue light like you’re swimming in water a pool of water that heals water that drifts over you cascade come back into your own come back to your self the day is done and now everything is  water

skipping stones 

skipping stones across the pond and we try to get as many jumps as we can 2 3 5 8 10 at a certain point it looks as if the stone is just skidding across the water light at an angle low and a permeating orangy blue hangs in the air we make ripples and…

the shock of clean water

the thing about a stream of rushing water on a hot day  is that the cold is very shocking you’d think the sun’s warmth would make the water warm too but the water makes you gasp deeply for air as if someone pierced you in your chest the thing about very cold, rushing, running water…