What did you see today?
(Excerpt from a Journal/Pilgrimage along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Wales/ 2019)
I saw drops of rain~~~
turned-on like a faucet on high.
I was drenched until the sun burst~~~
A soft wind carried a sail boat across
the sea and it hovered around me…
I moved~~~ the sail of my being
dry…not a single seam weighed down
by this morning’s baptism.
What did you hear today?
I heard the ‘Gospel’ —echoes of silence.
What did you touch today?
Delicate moss, a beautiful green blanket
stretching over the stately trees…
The moss touched me first holding on
long enough to rest…then the branches, the
limbs of the trees began to dance~~~
they held a pose.
What did you smell today?
The scent of flowers~~~wild, unfolding
anointing this Sojourner with their
Who did you find THIS day?
I found my friend in living colors~~~
Many friends, countless mansions…
I sought a rainbow
to feel the depths of those
who have moved on…
On the sea’s shore…
red, yellow, pink, green, purple, orange
there THEY were…
I did not have to look up~~~
THEY have been in front of me all along~~~
it has simply taken me this long