a glimpse at a time

May 1, 2015

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coloring the spaces

March 31, 2015

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return

March 30, 2015

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with me, to that place
of beginnings

where once again, we can
trust and blossom

along the way

March 22, 2015

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its been frozen,
clouded over

but yesterday you surfaced

light shining
in your eyes

56 degrees at 3:30pm

March 12, 2015

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time, renewed

March 11, 2015

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all around now

March 10, 2015

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I can hear them –
the whispers of
winter receeding

water on the move

reflecting
the waking world
of trees and sky

and so, I become

March 6, 2015

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late winter’s
thaw, trickling
into crevices,
absorbed by
the softening
ground. I listen
in silence to
the pulse
of the earth
and wait
for the signal
to press upward,
with fingertips
worn smooth,

the first tender shoots.

What if

March 4, 2015

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leaves refused to fall
and buds refused to bloom?

What if

the tide stayed out, ignoring
the moon’s insistent call?

What if

birds no longer migrated
or winds changed course?

Would we want to stay? Could we?