WHO KNOWS THE POWER OF POETRY? Is not the human heart linked to the motions / of sun and moon; / to the fiery unfoldment of every bud; I WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK WORDS TO YOU Ah, but here I am, sitting with a pocket full of nothing… / wishing beauty upon you, / wishing I had the power of a god to fly and bless / … I AM AWAKENING In the name of everything I love / the spell is breaking / and I am awakening / into this pure pink innocence of being, / into expansive, e… MANY THERE BE WHO SEEK POWER… who touches the souls of trees / with his mind / and knows that the ancient wind / still plays and is young. BLACK BALLOONS Forgiveness is like holding black balloons / and letting the wind carry them away. / Sweet souls will dance together / again… face to face, IN HER HEART IS A CHILD When she drinks / rose petal tea / her mind caresses light / and moves with ease to open her heart, / to drop her clothes, IT TAKES ONLY ONE WORD It takes only one word / to say nothing so beautifully / as to wake up the soul. A Nation’s Greatness I would like to know, which country in the world: / Has the gentlest, most harmonious people? / Has the most honest and transparent governm… ABOUT THE SILVER TUNNELING TORNADO I cry with bears / who grumble in the dark / and wolves who crack / elk bones with bloody teeth. WE HAVE WAYS WE MOVE UPON We have ways we move upon / and within each other / that are rarely said / by anyone.