“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life”

“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life”

“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life” Love, love, love, says Percy. And hurry as fast as you can along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust. Then, go to sleep. Give up your body heat, your beating heart. Then, trust. by Mary Oliver, via Red Bird:...

Cutting Loose

Cutting Loose ~ William Stafford Sometimes from sorrow, for no reason, you sing. For no reason, you accept the way of being lost, cutting loose from all else and electing a world where you go where you want to. Arbitrary, a sound comes, a reminder that a steady center...

Lost

LOST   Stand still, the trees ahead and bushes beside you are not lost. Wherever you are is called ‘here’, and you must treat it like a powerful stranger, ask permission to know it, and be known. Listen – the forest breathes, it whispers ‘I have made this place...