not this, not that

May/9 By

  Not This, Not That by Mary Oliver Nor anything, not the eastern wind whose other name is rain, nor the burning heats of the dunes at the crown of

how quietly i begin again

Mar/28 By

Be Still in Haste by Wendell Berry How quietly I begin again from this moment looking at the clock, I start over so much time has passed,  and is equaled

prayers lean upward on the dark

Mar/31 By

  From A Timbered Choir, by Wendell Berry: A man is lying on a bed in a small room in the dark. Weary and afraid, he prays for courage to sleep,