“We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals... In a world older and more complete than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the earth.”
if i had a parasol i could star in my own post-apocalyptic merchant-ivory film. i found my hat and my hanky, now i need the bag and the shoes. a travelers friends after Earth and the Sky. hot. impromptu lake rendezvous and the dyslexian prophecy, iris and Isis and fruit.
Love is the message.
went out later and watched the moon rise out of dusky clouds. found a light to guide me who helps to make me worthy of my Soul. this incremental awakening.
dancing seems to be a big part of it. ive been gone so long.
practice Being. practice feeling okay.
"Your assignment is to stop reacting to every little blip that leaps into your field of vision, and start surveying the long-term cycles of your life from an expansive vista. Be a proactive visionary. Be a high-minded explorer...The next phase of your liberation requires you to slough off petty concerns and trivial details."
he twice in the cards, the clutcher, the keeper, his energy all under his shoes,
pressed against his chest. and She, prism of all Light, giving.
he cut the strands away from me, i put back the redcoral and the star.
flash flood knockout to get away from the spinning sick.
and today for the first time i practice restraint.
the last of the plants go in, the tropicals, and some cleome, snapdragons for T.
greek oregano and a lavender for the bed.
this is the year i watch how the flowers grow, where the spaces really are.
"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance."