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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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twirling offering at sunset

plunging behind a curtain of woods the sun  splashes her unforgettableness  lest night dims memory, so how can we not scamper out the back door to dance, dance…  across a floor of sponge feet commune with a moonful of creatures … Continue reading

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What Nurtures and Nourishes You?

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”~Paulo Coelho For the past several days, an enormous, alabaster egret has flown nonstop across the marsh and swooped down twenty feet … Continue reading

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Like The Wild Creatures We Are

  “You were once wild here.  Don’t let them tame you.”~Isadora Duncan I was sitting at my kitchen table, looking out over the marsh and musing over what direction I should go in artistically.  No answer. Suddenly, the family of … Continue reading

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threshold

a deer dawns at this morning’s window mystical hero ambling  across the marsh’s memory and at the forest’s edge pauses, looking first back, his tracks nearly swallowed by the wide open grasses, is he asking whether to gambol? then forward heeding … Continue reading

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laughter in the darkness

deep fog lurks indigo a child’s muffled and murky shadows till the coyote chuckles by your window scattering the shroud lifting the tatters to the winds of laughter

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