Monday, 11 of December of 2017

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Glacier Lily – Little Slocan River


Drink the water and become the river
Cells die and are replaced
Your gaze on the forest
is its pathway in

Your bones will pile up
Inside the curve where the river bends

Something for Raven to laugh about
Spiders running back and forth
Moss seeping in.

Glacier Lily
March-April 2002 Earth First!

David Whyte – Sometimes

if you move carefully
through the forest

like the ones
in the old stories

who could cross
a shimmering bed of dry leaves
without a sound

you come
to a place
whose only task

is to trouble you
with tiny
but frightening requests

conceived out of nowhere
but in this place
beginning to lead everywhere.

Requests to stop what
you are doing right now

to stop what you
65816580_961aca4d5dare becoming
while you do it,

that can make
or unmake a life,

that have patiently
waited for you,

that have no right
to go away.

~ David Whyte
From Everything is Waiting for You

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