the ocean – here a response to Haiku Horizon’s prompt – Ocean and with total respect to and in awe of Toni Child’s Where’s the Ocean?
I am grateful for water today. I am grateful for the beautiful clean water that comes fresh from the tap, for having all the water I need to drink, cook, bathe, clean, and keep my garden going through this winter heat wave. I am grateful for the rain, washing the sky clean of dust and […]
in deep water, a silent stone – and the songs of fishes
There is an ocean inside of me Breathe in and out Hear the gentle waves wash over sand and shells and smooth-ed stone let the waves break long and slow from one end of the vast horizon to the other Breathe in and out This ocean has existed for a million thousand billion years and […]
Dear rain, I am very sorry for singing that nasty rhyme at you. It was ignorant and mean of me. Please come back from Spain, we miss you and we need you here. We have been in drought – officially – since August, and pretty bloody dry for a lot longer. And now it’s getting […]