Song of the Sea

Now I understandwhat you tried to say to me when the sun shone highon those sand dunes by the beach and your voice was singing clearlyof green and azure waves, but all I sawwere shadowson a desert that day. Though the lyrics of your musicsounded true and so familiar,my ignorance was dissonantas I tried to … Continue reading Song of the Sea

Lemon bars + poetry

A lemon’s role So quicklyLemon learnedshe would never get the lead … Her role was alwayssupportingwith a zestor a squeeze. She had accepted her career as :“the faintest essence”or “the tasteful garnish.” In the business ofbreakfast, lunch and dinnershe was alwaysthe slice of bitteron the dish. But thenshe learnedshe could be a star in changing … Continue reading Lemon bars + poetry

A moment in the sunrise

I try to never miss a sunrise to paint my intentions within a landscape completely indifferent to me. I can seamlessly slip through the spiderwebbed crackson my little patio and into the sunlit glow of a sacred space, exhaling my prayers and wildflower hopes to breathe in peace made with the day’s groundlessness; understandingthe unknowingsand … Continue reading A moment in the sunrise

Synergy & Seal Haikus

Synergy Before the coral reefs felt pain and the oceans could speak English we were as one,the mountains and I,as were the sea lionsand constellations . Before our spiritscould be sacrificedfor jewels and false images we exhaledwith the ebbing tidesin waves combined of energies . God made usto participateone bodyand one spirit — when stars … Continue reading Synergy & Seal Haikus

Exquisitely Dressed / Haikus on the Beach

Exquisitely dressed are the shoresthat hem the oceanic abyss: cashmere sands are icedin crystalline fishnet nylons adorned are corsetswith bones of coraland buttonsof tiffany blue diamonds effervescent watersstill bubble upbeneath the foam-trimmed tulle gowns of brackish satinlearn to let goof their most treasured pearls skirts of gelatin pirouettetheir secrets laced in seaweed embraced for love … Continue reading Exquisitely Dressed / Haikus on the Beach