mist fills the shadow of the earth

deep shading

with singing crickets
and scents of summer

drying coriander
crushed under feet
though they walk gently

and I
whisper sing
of simple things

the ordinary
stretched across
the longing universe

and echoing it

and somehow
this voice
& the crickets calling blend
in a joined song

of metaphysics
and phenomenology

at once opposing, expanding
and complementing

one wholeness

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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20 Responses to mist fills the shadow of the earth

  1. Trent Lewin says:

    Susan I have to say that your poems make me want to write my own, but I don’t think I can do justice to the way you write them. Great stuff.

  2. legionwriter says:

    “whisper sing of simple things”. I love when a poet can group words that make music together and remain able to say what they want to say.

  3. unfetteredbs says:

    one wholeness.. sigh . good one susan. You are on fire, as usual

  4. nelle says:

    Yes, all connected, and so important for all of us to grasp. Well done.

  5. George Ellington says:

    Oh yes, beautifully done, Susan. One sweet moment invoking oneness.

  6. Rhonda says:

    the whisper singer is back. beautiful susan.

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