Life’s Essence

Life’s Essence We think we’re so smart Yet we really don’t even know what life is Sure you can boil and pipet You can microscope and experiment You can hypothesize, theorize We can discover Oxygen, carbon dioxide, glucose Neurons, mesons, electrical processes DNA that tells us everything Fourteen complex reactions for every photon Processing it…

Daughters

This is dedicated to my daughters, who I am trying to raise so that they know they are loved, they are beautiful, and they are magnificently wondrous. They are a treasure simply because of who they are. This is for all the girls and women out there who need to hear that you are truly…

California

Originally posted on Songs From the River:
California Welcome to the land of the poppies Welcome to the land of the sun Come in to the land of the waves and the sea To the place where life is lived on In a way where we all get to live it Despite our differences, our…

Beautiful

Beautiful Life is beautiful Whatsoever is beautiful is life Transformation is seeing the beautiful In the mundane I love eagles soaring Hawks seeking Falcons diving All of these are majestic and powerful All would agree to their beauty in the skies Yet today the raven Drifting in the wind Falling, dancing, flying In all of…

Eyes

Eyes Listless, wandering ship Deep and darkened ocean Infinite in its mystery Forever in its awe Sails limp and ineffective Outside of the trade winds I am nothing but a drifter I cry out for help within I hear nothing but the swells The call of the depths For just one more soul to devour…

Celebration

Celebration Can you sense new dreams arising? Can you feel a radiant hope anew? Don’t you feel there is a new day dawning? Can’t you hear the morning dew Singing a new song? A song your heart has been singing all along Yet it seemed there was no one else to hear it But now…