Posted on May 1, 2015
Just before the green begins there is the hint of green
a blush of color, and the red buds thicken
the ends of the maple’s branches and everything
is poised before the start of a new world,
which is really the same world
just moving forward from bud
to flower to blossom to fruit
to harvest to sweet sleep, and the roots
await the next signal, every signal
every call a miracle and the switchboard
is lighting up and the operators are
standing by in the pledge drive we’ve
all been listening to: Go make the call.
~ Stuart Kestenbaum
Sometimes you get lucky and you discover that perfect poem…I read this on my friend Shawna’s Site and had to share it with you.
I made the call.
So good to see you!
Posted on April 15, 2015
Posted on April 2, 2015
“When tea becomes ritual, it takes its place at the heart of our ability to see greatness in small things. Where is beauty to be found? In great things that, like everything else, are doomed to die, or in small things that aspire to nothing, yet know how to set a jewel of infinity in a single moment?”
~ Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog
sipping my tea outside, enjoying this first warm day in April.
Posted on March 25, 2015