Sunday, February 10, 2013

the need of the now

the word and the need of the now is refresh.

the newly painted walls with the undertone of peach.
the 10 valentine-red gerbera daisies in a cream-crackle vase.
card number 19 plucked from the deck of the tarot~ the sun.

above all in the now, the wonderland that is winter.

the crisp air,
the dazzle and awe of faery-weight snow
clinging to branch and stem
in a collective visual poem
that stirs up buried joy
not felt for years.

and then,
the sun.

not number 19,
but the sustainer of life.
shimmering on faery-weight snow
and walls and red petals.

calling me up from the deep
with its breath of fresh light.


  1. Yes, it was a magical day. I had to go for a walk just to feel the sun on my face. I'm glad it was there for you, too. xoxo

  2. Lovely, magical words.


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