“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

12.04.2010

reverb10: day 4. wonder. it was easy.


today's prompt?
wonder.
how did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year?


and then i held out my hands to catch the magic.

i painted a blue room with golden honey,
i followed the owls,
i sat with the night
and slept with the moon
and walked barefoot on blossoms dropped from trees,
pink and white and lilac tickles.
i floated on water hot with the july sun,
danced under snowflakes blushed with the dawn,
laid my hand on the heart of a cat's last day.

i caught it all.

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10 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you asked!

    I'm afraid to. But maybe I will. Someday.

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  2. oh this feels just right ..thank you as always you have touched me today

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  3. Blue and honey are the best together. Gorgeous image.

    And thank you for the visit, and link! :)

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  4. words that sing louder then any song. yet it is all in a whisper.

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  5. what i caught from this is tears in my eyes...

    beautiful.

    xxoo

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  6. So full of wonder when catching it all. I am so happy you were there and noticing. Your words are beautiful and sing to me.

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  7. This is a good, thoughtful post and that is quite a meaningful list you have made.

    For me, a roadtrip with my mom and older sister through the rugged and beautiful Gaspesie region of Quebec (it was like stepping into a painting) and meeting with welcoming French Canadians and other travelers along the way, had me thinking that I was so lucky to be alive to experience that.

    PS: That's a gorgeous skirt you have on!

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  8. you did catch it all, life in all its beauty and sorrow and joy and wonder. in your always beautiful way.

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  9. And I am so glad you did. Oh goodness, Debi, this is so beautiful. So full of wonder.

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  10. This is so very you.
    And did you? Dance under the stars?

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