Spirits of the Forest: Refuge

In Forest Presence

I listen,

 leaves

and needles rustle

Voices 

Hum inside

Hemlock bark

 sounding 

if only humans

 would listen

Incantations

 erupt beneath

the forest floor

wrapped

in a tapestry of threads

millions of miles

of white

 cottony intentions

made manifest

by Raven and

Owl

I listen….

Rapture

Is Stillness

within,

without

Only then

 do birds

reveal

the Secrets

we crave

Spirits of the Forest 

Oh yes,

I listen.

Teresa of Avila writes: “If we learn to love the earth, we will find labyrinths, gardens, fountains and precious jewels! A whole new world will open itself to us. We will discover what it means to be truly alive.”

This has certainly been true for me.

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