Sunday, May 03, 2009

The Journey



The Journey

Above the mountains
the geese turn into
the light again

Painting their
black silhouettes
on an open sky.

Sometimes everything
has to be
inscribed across
the heavens

so you can find
the one line
already written
inside you.

Sometimes it takes
a great sky
to find that

small, bright
and indescribable
wedge of freedom
in your own heart.

Sometimes with
the bones of the black
sticks left when the fire
has gone out

someone has written
something new
in the ashes of your life.

You are not leaving
you are arriving.

~ David Whyte ~

(House of Belonging)

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Blogger Linda and Denny said...

Great picture to go with the poem.

Hope life is going well for you, Luna and Mr. Tuttles. Denny and I are still working hard, but not so hard as last summer. We learned.

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