Small Stone for Jan. 2, 2014

badge-14-300x300Today’s passage from A Year with Rilke speaks about feelings being set free. How light ones move upward, while heavy ones bow, sway. The last line resonated in its message of the world around us being enough. Moments before, in my back garden, a light breeze makes itself known:

January 2, 2014

Morning comes
at the tickle end
of a cat’s whisker.

In my garden,  Christmas lanterns 2009031
ghost breath
tickles wind chimes,
bird feeder, a lantern.

Everything dances.


2 thoughts on “Small Stone for Jan. 2, 2014

  1. That’s lovely, Carol. Thanks for sharing this challenge. Here’s mine for Jan 1:
    north window in winter /indoor blooms tighten/not quite shrivelling
    I really like your site, too!

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