Dragonfly Prayer

Already the heat is creeping up through the air, descending down through the constant hum of cicadas surging and retreating, surging and retreating. This morning I was cleaning the bathroom, moving things that had been piled up in gardening projects and house renovations and I saw the body of a dragonfly that had come to […]

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Day 24: inhale of the heart

When the heat settled, the moon arrived pushing its cool, night-blue light across the walls of the house, finding its way along the edges of the curtains, creeping through the garden, sinking down into the earth where the roots of poppies, lavender, tamarillo, sage, thyme, gardenia, hibiscus, fig, strawberries, blueberries, a riotous mixture of planted […]

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