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Tuesday, July 27, 2010
A warm welcome and reunion. For a while I'll rest from my travels.
August 3, 2010 at 3:44 PM
Lovely photos of each of you. Happy reunion!
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Stones On The River Bed
Reflections and Revelations Along The Way
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Sleeping In The Forest
by Mary Oliver
I thought the earth remembered me,
she took me back so tenderly,
arranging her dark skirts, her pockets
full of lichens and seeds.
I slept as never before, a stone on the river bed,
nothing between me and the white fire of the stars
but my thoughts, and they floated light as moths
among the branches of the perfect trees.
All night I heard the small kingdoms
breathing around me, the insects
and the birds who do their work in the darkness.
All night I rose and fell, as if in water,
grappling with a luminous doom. By morning
I had vanished at least a dozen times
into something better.