To the Dying Man in Playa de Coco

While on vacation with my family and my sister’s family in Costa Rica, this experience happened. I said a prayer for this man, and that prayer slept through the night and today woke to me as a poem We picked up a passerby as we left the beachThat was yesterdayI could not see him Thin man asContinue reading “To the Dying Man in Playa de Coco”

Wild Woman

Written in homage to Clarissa Pinkola-Estes’ Women Who Run with the Wolves Covered, uncoveredUnearthly pigments staining her limbsTall, lithe, long Nimble fingers of flameIn nature, in the firewood In the herbsIn the speak of the animalsShe wanders amid roots and the soilLuxuriates in a deep waterbath under the kiss of flowersShe is the healer of time Conductor of seasons of change, nowScreaming,Continue reading “Wild Woman”