Fires For The Cold

September 11, 2013 § 12 Comments

Mary Oliver
“For poems are not words,
after all,
but fires for the cold,
ropes let down to the lost,
something as necessary
as bread
in the pockets of the hungry.”
— Mary Oliver

8:11am. Morning Pages and Coffee.

April 9, 2013 § 13 Comments

Morning_Pages_Hualalai
Poured last night, but today the sun is shining bright.

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Hello, sun in my face.

December 5, 2012 § 13 Comments

Hualalai KonaHello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields…
Watch, now,
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to break your heart…

February 28, 2012 § 1 Comment

“I tell you this
to break your heart,
by which I mean only
that it break open and never close again
to the rest of the world.”

Hello, sun in my face…

February 28, 2012 § 2 Comments

“Hello, sun in my face. Hello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields…Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.”

-Mary Oliver

to love what is mortal, hold it, then let it go..

February 28, 2012 § 2 Comments

“to live in this world

you must be able
to do three things
to love what is mortal;
to hold it

against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
to let it go

-Mary Oliver

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