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Art Lesson

We’re told we must be silent when we paint Turning off the left brain so that we might see With artist’s eyes   In front of me, a small pallet – Six colors to make six colors and six hundred … Continue reading

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A Nun Speaks of Love

Sister Prejean spoke from the altar a preacher of rivers and fire awakened to injustice bearing witness to secret rituals hidden behind walls where she walked with dead men into the fire locked eyes with the dead men to restore … Continue reading

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Witness

In Ireland, we take a bus to 18 Parnell Square home of the Dublin Writers Museum to witness the old manuscripts letters and diaries, first editions and rare books locked behind glass   Outside, a steady rain pounds on leaded … Continue reading

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Reverie

Today after walking I sat in the sun September air making its subtle season shifts readying the leaves for changing while bird shadows dance high above my perch and woodpecker taps out his autumn song time time time time transporting … Continue reading

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Distraction: A Numbers Game

Yesterday I cleaned my closet, donated two trash bags stuffed with clothes that used to fit. I watered all the plants, repotted the lemon tree.   It has been three weeks since I retired. So far, I have rocked two … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

My friend and I were riding home on BART from San Francisco. The only open seats were the priority seats right inside the doors, designated for disabled riders. We grabbed them and sat down.   At the first stop in … Continue reading

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Radical Hope

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