a tonic: shore erosion in winter

You might call it slowly destructive, but you might also see in shoreline erosion that the variable cycles of sea energy help the shore gain a kind of wisdom. The land recognizes that the ocean, although aggressive as it cracks upon the sand, is its cohort. The rock promintories take the rougher assaults, where theContinue reading “a tonic: shore erosion in winter”

the sacred ibis: "hope is a thing with feathers"

haiku a day to midwinter | world aids day 2019 “Australian White or Sacred Ibis” by magdalena_b is licensed under CC0 1.0 haiku: the sacred ibisswiftest of glidersonce you were swimming this ponda lotus now blooms the story of the african sacred ibis It is estimated that millions of the birds were sacrificed by EgyptiansContinue reading “the sacred ibis: "hope is a thing with feathers"”

The Ash Tree, Thanksgiving 2019

© 2019 Vincent Hostak The trouble with gratitude is the same as its blessing. I begin by thanking the ash tree for being. Then how it looked in the rain when I was once struck by sadness or how its bark felt to the fingers of a blind friend. How it’s branches resisting its gustsContinue reading “The Ash Tree, Thanksgiving 2019”