collections of earth & sea

O sweet spontaneous earth how often havethedoting          fingers ofpurient philosophers pinchedandpokedthee,has the naughty thumbof science proddedthy      beauty      .howoftn have religions takenthee upon their scraggy kneessqueezing andbuffeting thee that thou mightest conceivegods        (buttrueto the incomparablecouch of death thyrhythmiclover          thou answerestthem only with                        spring)e.e. cummings

friday flowers

//my weekly bunch of beautiful blooms// “Why I Wake Early  Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows of, even, the miserable and the crotchety –  best preacher that everContinue reading “friday flowers”

wild at heart

Her wild tangled hair, wearing a halo of  evening sunlight like a majestic crown, goes haywire, when a sudden guest of wind, in the manner of a lusty lover play with it, in every which way one can imagine. Waves of scent, of freshly cut lemongrass, emanating from her auburn tresses, light wild fire in hisContinue reading “wild at heart”