HOPE I feel all alone Cold to my hollow bone Nourishment depleted Energy to search abated Family deserted long ago Soul searching to and fro Hope, where are you? Love, and you, too? Ah, the story is not all told Emerging from the stark cold Nature brings me what I need Many majestic gifts, indeed While my faith began to wane She was with me, my cane Thank you for not giving up on me For helping my heart to always see. words by Paul Knoll, images by Anne Knoll … [Read more...]
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There Are Days There are days when the fog and clouds drench the light of the sun and yet the sun still shines There are days when the rain or snow fall relentlessly and yet the sun still shines There are days when it is cold and bitter and yet the sun still shines There are days when we are challenged beyond belief and yet our hearts keep beating There are days when the hurt penetrates our soul and yet our hearts keep giving There are days when we feel alone on this … [Read more...]
JUST LYME & ME I thought we had an agreement Co-existing on this sacred earth Your bite penetrated my plans Was I walking on the wrong path I didn’t think so, but maybe…. I’m not sure what you are about But I know you are here to teach me Interrupted by your aches and chills Nothing to do but slow down Let go of what I was to do Another message from Spirit Release expectations Instead, just trust Bedding in the tall grass by deer Gaining courage from bear In commune with … [Read more...]
Our People As I walked the path from long ago My heart wept for what once was Clouds swirl by the Autumn wind Orange hues blanket the space between I wanted to be holding your hand Squeezing energetic pulses of deep love Water flowing around the rocks and limbs White wash being made by the same As each day passes, the depth bares more Aches for all that has gone by Leaves covering where once you walked Branches bare, reaching to pull you back At the bend in your water's … [Read more...]
Dangling from her arm as long as I could A death spiral to where I began One last gaze of the brilliant azure Silently twisting to the frozen earth A doe and her fawn visited me last night Looking through the arctic air to heaven's stars They felt my life falling away (and) Thanked me for all that I gave them I curtsied to them in gratitude For I am just one in this vast, sacred forest My significance seemingly so small (But) twas me, they knew who needed acknowledgment My … [Read more...]
Solitude In the solitude of my heartPo I search for the birth of my rhythm depth of my purpose source of my sacredness With each beat of my heart I endeavor to live more aligned with nature freely of past missteps trusting of what lies ahead In each breath I am allowed deep in my soul, I ask how can I be of service I bring balance I touch life And then........ In the solitude of my heart the answer simply appears I must love again and again and again with every … [Read more...]