Posts made in January, 2014

The Cusp of Light and Shadow

Posted in Birthing Beauty, Featured

The Cusp of Light and Shadow

In the morning when the light strikes white across the mounded snow, and the tree-trunk’s shadow slashes boldly up the undulated slope, I take a moment to speak my mind, if only to my Self. The occasional sparkle outside only shows when you observe closely. So too the occasional sparkle inside reveals itself only on close observation. There is detail even in the shadows should I choose to look And green life, young and old, emerges from even the deepest drift. That little sprout, standing alone, at the cusp of light and shadow Which seems so insignificant in the big picture holds such charm on close inspection. Its form is full of promise and a wayward fulsome desire for life. One tender, slender limb stretches out far beyond the cluster Green palm, green fingers reaching yearning for the warmth of the morning light. So too this new life new perspective which has gained its sturdy foothold within Claims its patch of warm earth striving up through the crusted icy snow Reaching blind yet unerringly for the light which sustains its most energetic soul And its heat reflecting melts a dimpled home for itself in the drift. Vibrant life full of promise rooted beneath the chill evidence of yesterday’s storm Striving irresistibly upward into today’s light and tomorrow’s. ttorus...

Read More