Friday, February 10, 2017

Light in Winter

When your life looks back—
As it will, at itself, at you—what will it say?

Inch of colored ribbon cut from the spool.
Flame curl, blue-consuming the log it flares from.
Bay leaf.  Oak leaf.  Cricket.  One among many.

(from "When Your Life Looks Back," Jane Hirshfield)

image:  Christie B. Cochrell, January oak in the late afternoon sun, Los Altos Hills

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