Humboldt County

Core Beauty

Inward she floats coiled
and sure she knows where she is going
it is worth the effort the anticipated darkness
worth the uncomfortable experience, she is gone
down into the depths of questions
enough times now to understand why, it is a necessity
to unfurl her beauty waiting
soon reaching beyond her core

** A gorgeous purple trillium, wildly growing in my friend’s redwood forest landscape. I hope you are getting an opportunity to enjoy the wildflower details around you.

Tangled

Tangled up we are so tangled
up in our head full of thoughts we are not good
enough no one is listening few see
the light in between the shadows and dark
thoughts clouding our ability to just be

And why, why do we continue to speak
in such a way to ourselves
to the world to our children to our journal pages why
is it so easy to only see the mess (more…)

The Long Way

Stretched out and lengthy there is
an endlessness that intrigues me
my eyes wander
to the farthest reaches and my mind stops
counting my steps I eventually realize
this step this view this feeling
this weight this time is most (more…)

WPC: Edge

I trust you but not the wind
it begins to play
with your mind giving you false but overwhelming hope
your arms become wild wings
and by reaching for the edge it is the beginning
an adventure
where flying is required

** This post is part of the Weekly Photo Challenge. My son is a wild imaginative soul who gains strength and delight at the edge of everything high. You can find more entries from this challenge, HERE.