Solace


head on
mother nature’s shoulder
respite from the world

Time’s Bridge

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the center reaches
for the shore
shadows seek the light

Darkness in the Light

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lantern’s speck of light
trusted guide
on a dark day

Goodbye My Dear Friend


He goes free of the earth.

The sun of his last day sets
clear in the sweetness of his liberty.

The earth recovers from his dying,
the hallow of his life remaining
in all his death leaves.

Radiances know him. Grown lighter
than breath, he is set free
in our remembering. Grown brighter
than vision, he goes dark
into the life of the hill
that holds his peace.

He’s hidden among all that is,
and cannot be lost.

Wendell Berry

 

Spirit in Clouds


During dark days
if I remember to look up
I can see your magnificence
shining on me.