earthweal EWC — every atom…

Every atom gets its chance to be every thing. When the Chinese call it the 10,000 things, I thought it was just an expression to encompass all, no matter how many. What I know now is that the term is talking about opportunity rather than quantity. In the beginning, when atoms were trying to figure…

earthweal OLW 52 — Vicarious

Apologies for the shaky jumbly recording; a videographer I ain’t. Today, on this sunny but cold winter day most stayed home. Some didn’t, like me. After library curbside pickup, I drove out to Lake MI in hopes the dunesand hadn’t blocked the road to the state park’s parking lot. It hadn’t. Eric Clapton’s Journeyman bluesing…

earthweal OLW 51 — This Place

This Place At the earth’s edge there is water, and from water we see the earth. Two elements, united by the wind. Congregated by amorphous clouds is the infinite blueness of the sky. The majesty sets our minds on fire. At sunset is the gleaming brilliance of fire. Red lights the ripples of dark water,…

Dark Angel for earthweal

At age of five became I blindBad nerves to blame that made me screamCursed I our God for act unkindYet all, my friend, ’twas not as seemed The act upon heaped thoughts unkindTurned out to have a brighter themeThrough haunts did stray the other fiveTo caves of dreams with golden seams Each night I searched…

Muse and Angel Triolet

  Muse and Angel Triolet When wings of muse and angel weave with heaven’s breeze a spirit chimes rose-scented wafts, immersed relief When wings of muse and angel weave They somersault and skirt the trees They flutter soft with dreams and rhymes When wings of muse and angel weave with heaven’s breeze a spirit chimes…

Dark Angel for earthweal

At age of five became I blindBad nerves to blame that made me screamCursed I our God for act unkindYet all, my friend, ’twas not as seemed The act upon heaped thoughts unkindTurned out to have a brighter themeThrough haunts did stray the other fiveTo caves of dreams with golden seams Each night I searched…