Thursday, August 6
Shadow

Tag: wildness

the republic of innocence

the republic of innocence

Joy, poem, Poetry
no mendacity in the natural world, just an untamed grace in the meditative industry of ants, in the peaceable company of small creatures going about the business of food finding and mating and homemaking in the loam of this province, the republic of innocence here is the satisfying beauty of sunrise, of jacaranda as she paints joy on a blue dawn; robin with russet-hued breast hunts for worms, her instinctive motherhood proud of babies
 in the spar and scrap of nest life; it is in this, the guileless cosmos, that gentle breezes dance with us on muddy travels down rocky paths through meadow and brush; as the flaxen sun shifts from rise to fall, we pulse with love and fear, soon we know, clouds will gray with the dark the golden moon will show craggy depths soo...