Blog Tales

Fall Equinox 2011

I am...
this empty gourd...


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Vessel of nights growing longer
as I hold the pinpoint of sun
close to my heart
where I yearn
this time of falling
for your sweet touch
and kiss
and the way your heart
beat beneath my hand
and close to my own heart...


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Where I hear
you walk up the stairs
to greet me
in this evening that grows ever darker...
So I can walk
this path of balance
into the day
that will lengthen
even as it shortens
in this moment as
I pause,
remember,
and walk on deeper
 into this falling day of life...


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Thank you Chaela
for reminding me to walk the zen path...


Pictures of my offering for the 2011 Calabash
and marking this week
of Milton's leaving.