Monthly Archives: March 2013

little witchy’s dance

Do a dance  of sageness the memory of trees breathing your spine new tempo ancient pulsing your unfettered feet sentient  hugging earth breathing. Do a dance of mysteries thickly layering rivulets exultation, confusion, boredom, loss, redemption, nothingness, enchantment birthing dreams failed followed … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

sun shower

Shivering drive rain more rain these constantly clinging companions cold and drear. Brow steeled against darkening sky szhick szhock szhick szhock szhick szhock wipers’ incessant smear. Wait! through the soak slowly, surely, wondrously shines a platinum sun. Enough of beauty wet, … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Falling down: life lessons from the dance studio

How to fall.  What an amazing lesson contemporary dance teaches. Yessirree, as a contemporary dancer, I’ve spent decades learning and rehearsing how to fall well, i.e as safely and organically as possible.  How cool that the dance metaphor translates readily … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

selfish

You ask what selfish would look like may as well ask who are you? At this late date how odd the answer is still a question am I the only one?

Posted in Inspiration, poetry | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

laughing harder

Remember?   long ago golden child laughing so hard food spewed your nose your mouth crazily catching breath doll-like belly  hummingbird lungs pure pulsation wildly beating the thrilling drum of exuberance vying for the kid’s badge of honor: what aches more from … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

leap of faith (poem)

Go tho the dream still vaporous still ethereal may seem too fragile to buoy you, know its golden filaments weave glorious your valiant galleon. Go with hands tremulous too often slapped too long clutching empty paw of futility. Did you not realize small … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Endings…and Beginnings

No surprise, really.  When I drew a goddess card this morning, I selected Kali.  As always when I see her beautiful, powerful, wise visage, my heart sank and leapt all at once.  Heart heavy from loss and excited at possibility. … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments