Tag: forest

Safe in the Forest – A Poem

I find myself back at the edge of the forest. After taking only a few steps past the line of trunks who bend toward me as if welcoming me home do I realize that this is not my forest. The trees are fresh and… Continue Reading “Safe in the Forest – A Poem”

Dance Across the Canvas – A Poem

*For Sylvia You have taught me a new way to use my voice. The brush and pallet knife are extensions of my arm. I’m no longer afraid to try new things and explore the forest of possibilities, to part the trees or grass that… Continue Reading “Dance Across the Canvas – A Poem”

Wicked Symphony – A Poem

I’ve been here before. The trees are so familiar to me now. I trace my fingertips along the ridges in the bark that feel like fingerprints. The leaves of the tree are shades of red and faded ochre, but they have dried now, no… Continue Reading “Wicked Symphony – A Poem”

The Path Through the Trees – A Poem

I am standing in front of the forest. The path is different this time, laid with precious stones among the cobblestones. As the sun moves above me, the light hits one of the stones at my feet and I can see that it is… Continue Reading “The Path Through the Trees – A Poem”

A Hand, A Heart – A Poem

I find it hard to believe that I’m here again. I’ve realized that I’ve never really left the forest, merely wandered to the edges of it so that I could keep its leaves and branches in my sight. As I’ve circled, the shadows have… Continue Reading “A Hand, A Heart – A Poem”

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