Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Tuesday's poem: Of What Surrounds Me by Mary Oliver
Whatever it is I am saying, I always
need a leaf or a flower, if not an
entire field. As for sky, I am so wildly
in love with each day's inventions, cool blue
or cat gray or full
of the ships of clouds, I simply can't
say whatever it is I am saying without
at least one skyful. That leaves water, a
creek, or a well, river or ocean, it has to be
there. For the heart to be there. For the pen
to be poised. For the idea to come.
- Mary Oliver
The above photos were taken two weeks ago during a visit with my sisters to lovely Fairhaven, Washington.