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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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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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waiting…

              for my turn… for a sign… for the bus… in vain… for the storm to pass and the sky to clear… in line… alone… to exhale… endlessly… for the light to change… for … 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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scudding to possibility

the great blue heron swoops, sweeping a curtain of clouds from the newborn sky blanketing us with dawn and peers down from his roost as if to say: how will you paint this day’s nascence?      

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flooded by loveliness

a lunar fullness pulls, embracing the ocean’s rollick to waltz up our hill a frolic trampling mere human notions of drawing lines, of “mine” flooding….then receding breathing nature’s example ~beauty~ ~wisdom~ a lone heron splashes in the distance grateful like us     … Continue reading

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nature keeps the beat

a lone deer drifts from his woodsy home, onto the knowing marsh like a question transfixed as he is now by the grandeur a great blue heron’s stature then unrushed bows, entering nature’s hushed pavane the surest rhythms the purest grace … Continue reading

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