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Writing the Day · 2d ago

The Weight of the Soul

is not very much. Perhaps 21 grams. Yet, it weighs heavily upon many people. Energy that we hold within that wants – Release? To join other souls? An end? Feeling the connection momentarily ...
Writing the Day · 1W ago

Stillness

For any true reflection, we need stillness. The water calms and the image clears. The mind calms and the thoughts clear. But we need the wind, waves, raindrops and disturbances to know what ...
Writing the Day · 1W ago

Prism of the Eye

All the colors are there even if we don’t see them as some do. Newton put a needle in his eye to better know this beautiful world-filtering prism that breaks down all that we see.   Tagged: ...
Writing the Day · 3W ago

Time Stopped

  The battery in my watch is dead, so all day it has been 10:15. The hands reclining, head up and napping. At noon, I glanced at its face – time for coffee, or time for bed.   Tagged: clock,...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

Earthshine

Slender lunar crescent in the western sky. First thing we see this spring dusk. And the Moon’s shy dark side illuminated in earthshine – sunlight reflected from our Earth. “Is that Mars or M...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

Optimism

  The pussy willow showed its furry catkins early during a warm February week and are now covered with heavy March snow. We want to be optimistic. The universe sometimes  agrees – and someti...
Writing the Day · 1M ago

Evensong

From the sandy hillside, this tricolored heron walks the stone steps with more dignity than our President, and surveys this world. As it was in the beginning, now my intercessions rise with ...
Writing the Day · 2M ago

In Fever

By degrees, words slip into my mind and spin into lines that make sense in this fevered moment, but will later read as the impassioned words of another – madman, prophet, troubled soul, frie...
Writing the Day · 2M ago

Gallery

  Walking through, you too are on display. All of us, visitors, observing, studying, interpreting what we see, trying to find meaning and connection. I quietly study you studying. And I penc...
Writing the Day · 2M ago

In Retrograde

Like Jupiter, I am now poised, stationary, beginning my retrograde motion back in time. That king planet’s eastern journey turns west. Or so it appears. I’m reverse orbiting, hoping to undo ...