Close to My Heart

I boarded the ferry, sailed, and landed in a peninsula between ocean and bay to visit beloved friends: Art, Music, and Joy. They felt the pain of loss, and I thought I could comfort them. But I also felt the sorrow of lostness, and it was they who comforted me. Music and Joy strummed the … Continue reading Close to My Heart

Sámara azul / Blue Sámara

Hay mañanas, como la de hoy en Playa Sámara, en que caminar bajo el dorado sol, sobre el blanco arena, entre el azul cielo y el azul mar, te tiñe azul de aire y agua la mirada y rojo de fuego el corazón. Walking under the golden sun, on white sand, between blue sky and … Continue reading Sámara azul / Blue Sámara

After Drizzle / Tras la garúa

I find stilling simplicity in the wet vine leaves that glisten under the sunlight after the morning drizzle. Their shining freshness illumines my spirit. My heart quiets down to listen to the drops trickling down the cascade of leaves. Tras la garúa, me serena la simplicidad de las hojas mojadas de la enredadera que brillan … Continue reading After Drizzle / Tras la garúa