an island in maine


it’s solstice, santa fe heat, and mount desert island arrives.

i used to stand on this granite outcrop in the early mornings on the island. the sea, just over the edge.

wild winds brush the surface of the water, colors blue green black. My mittens tuck into the deep pockets of my wool coat, my heart is singing.

you never know when you have to leave somewhere, move somewhere new, begin again. it happens. it can bring joy. a courage you never knew you had.


an island in maine — 6 Comments

    • reading your recent words on FB you are moving in a direction where the earth and the love she emits are beckoning. visitations from the divine, from spirit, from your creative muses. keep going lovely woman. i LOVE you!

  1. Ah, the holy in the ordinary, the Ordinary in the Holy.
    Inspiration in the Kitchen, by the sea, in the lengthy Denver Airport security check-in line. There’s poetry in them there hills, in them there photographs and paintings. There’s imagery bubbling and pooling in them there words.

    Keep going. I’m looking forward to MORE.

    Love, HarpaLa

    • Ah, yes, you and the holy and the woman in white along the shores of the atlantic, the woman who knows how tiny tendrils of essence from plants are here to help us. sending you lots of love. elisa

  2. My words were suddenly lost just moments ago … something to do the Birth of Venus and the after-thought of Holy in the Ordinary bringing Me closer to Mother Earth looking through a window that separates a space in time that only sees clearly for a second or two and then … we return to the beginning again – but, let us hope we dip inside or out within the sphere and not spin around and around and … z

    • Hey Te, many mahalos for writing on my website, musings of the moment. i have just figured out how to see that people have responded. let’s gather round the phones and have a chitter chat soon. you inspire me so! hope the summer winds are blowing beautiful things your way. xoxo elisa

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