Giving Thanks


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Flat planes of silver bark

Rise into a summer sun,

Resting upon soil so dark.

Earth births.

Earth buries.

Amid the fecundity of passing

Emerges the prayer of life.

 

 

Poem and painting by Janis Kirstein

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