Monthly Archives: January 2016

Ancient Runes

the Sun is up! and i am standing in a spill of golden bright. next to me, at eye level is a furred sprite –   and above yet another. they look look east and west, as i gaze north. … Continue reading

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waiting and freedom

three crates under a blanket in the cold.. in the crates are the cats that were caught in the traps to remove their fertility in exchange for their freedom. Wild predators masquerading as common pets – reminding me that not … Continue reading

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wake up

the dawn is barely broken the horizon is not yet pink a soft gray envelopes the world still chilled from the cold stars, and there You are chirping away. What are You doing up so early? What are you doing … Continue reading

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Great

somedays are totally overwhelming – they are so full i feel i could bust – and then down the street comes Hope. Surprise!

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faith

when your back is against a wall, or a crate, and you do not know what will happen next – sometimes the best option is to calm down and watch. and listen. and enjoy the food.

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peering

today at the table was much joy and much sorrow. and peering over the edge of the table is You! reminding me that under it all is Hope.

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three little kittens

today, on my porch are two small tigers and a miniature panther. they arrived wild and hissing and soaking wet. they are now caged and dry, with full bellies –  and scared. and even though they are loved, i doubt … Continue reading

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well armed

in the mornings i greet my day every day with prayer and contemplation. and i am used to having an armed guard in attendance. The Nahuati called you Turtle Rabbit, but their numbers have diminished of late. i thought it was … Continue reading

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feeding

this is the third little kitten i painted tonite. the rest of her litter are gone, failures of attention and of spilled water – not unlike the rest of her siblings who we have buried under a pecan tree – though … Continue reading

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fences

my neighbor put a new fence last year, and at first i was a bit upset, for it blocked my view of the forest. but this morning, it was the seat of the choir! some sing low and some sing … Continue reading

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