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The morning walk into the midst led to this:

A magic moment that can’t be dismissed,

Or maybe it could, but why

miss water becoming sky?

Intersection.

Reflection.

Introspection.

Intersection.

Back to water sky flows.

Will it be missed?

Will it be mist?

Will it be in the midst

of another intersection in the mist?

“…talent is no more than a clarity of doing, an embodied moment where spirit and hand are one.”

Mark Nepo

Because it’s October 1st and there’s a full moon and life should be celebrated!

Look about you at the little things that run the earth.

~E.O. Wilson

 

Tiger Swallowtail

I just finished reading Wendy Williams’ The Language of Butterflies and I have a new appreciation for these beautiful and diverse insects.  I highly recommend it!

 

Writing Spider

 

I caught this little guy snoozing on the job in the garden. I mistook him for dead just laying there as he was with his feet kicked back and his head hanging off the edge of the marigold’s bloom. When he heard my phone snap his picture he woke up and buzzed back to work.

Sleepy bee

Lullabee

Don’t sleep lightly

Sleep very tightly

Happy slumbers to you.

–Winnie the Pooh

All the water that will ever be is, right now.

~National Geographic, October 1993

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Someone in the desert was crying out for you.

 

Bad Water Basin

Bad Water Basin salting up Death Valley

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Someone elsewhere was drowning.

Mississippi River     Mississippi River gushing between Tennessee & Arkansas

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Someone was learning to swim in your deep end.

Stairway to the PacificPacific Ocean inviting us to the deep

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Someone was propelling herself forward through you.

Swimming Jelly FishNameless water in her aquarium with jellyfish

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Someone saw herself in you.

Tulsa Reflecting PoolWoodward Park Reflecting Pool reflecting the things above

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Someone saw you in the heavens.

Rainbow Anonymous water fueling rainbows in the Memphis sky

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There are not enough lips to utter
All your fleeting names, O water

I would have to say them in every tongue
Pronouncing all the vowels at once

Wislawa Szymborska, (Excerpt from a translation of Water.  Read the beautiful poem here).

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My Svadhisthana Inspiration Playlist

Dear Island, ≈∝≈ Joseph Michael

Sleepwalk ≈∝≈ Kalani

Clare de Lune ≈∝≈ Kerrilyn Renshaw ≈∝≈ Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds

Moonlight Sonata ≈∝≈ Chie Nagatani ≈∝≈ Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds

(ok, absolutely anything and everything from the Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds Album)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow ≈∝≈ Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Heaven ≈∝≈ DJ Sammy

I Want Your Sex ≈∝≈ George Michael

The Seal Lullabye ≈∝≈ Voces8 & Lavinia Meijer

As the Water… ≈∝≈ John Williams

Erotic City ≈∝≈ Prince

Orinoco Flow ≈∝≈ Enya

Overflow of Love ≈∝≈ Alexandre Desplat ≈∝≈ The Shape of Water

The Women of Water  ≈∝≈ Lin Hai ≈∝≈ Empire of Silver

Made of Water ≈∝≈ Tom Wisner

Feelin’ Love ≈∝≈ Paula Cole

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pretty!

 

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Thinker on a Rock, Sculpture Garden in D.C.

 

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Somewhere in the bowels of D.C.

 

 

 

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South Main, Memphis, TN

 

 

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An Invasion at the Squirrel Nut Zippers Concert

 

 

 

 

 

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