Archive for February, 2014

Falling cadence


Hushing all other sounds

Footfalls falling noiselessly

On speckled, mirrored ground

A walk now flowing


Where before was simply gray

The gray now spread across the sky

So clear it’s white as day

Droplets making branches dance

And glow with falling dew

Catching diffused light

Like tiny Christmas-tree white

A quasi-explosion

Absorbed in half an instant

Into the waiting ground



Breathing again

For the want that now is

All around

Seeping down

The perfect rainy day

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Why do we tend to fear

Things we do not understand

Like love and God

And sometimes life itself

So big they are

So often out of hand

Throwing them aside is easier

Than taking a chance


Beyond all knowing, I think

He cares

He understands

The questions, the fears

Even the choice, sometimes, to disbelieve

It’s hard, God knows

Only He knows just how hard

Life, and love, can be

Our hearts full of joy and pain

And loss and questions why


I think, almost beyond belief

He smiles, and loves

In spite of it all

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