4.3.17

In celebration of National Poetry Month, I am inviting several poet friends to join me in my daily endeavor of paying poetic attention to the world. This week I am sharing the practice with dear friend Kathy Couch. Some of you might remember our year long collaboration How We Share the Sky. (on Instagram as #howwesharethesky)
Follow her on Instagram (@kccouch) for inspiration, light, delight and reminders to #resist and #imagine.

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may the day be delphinium,
i mean, may it make you blink
with love for a kind of blue
you’d forgotten was out there.
may the touch of warm air remind you
you are a being with skin,
you are skin with a story,
you are a story whose lines
are meant to be sung.

photo and poem by katherine ferrier ©2017

 

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as the sun returns to touch you
(and I promise it will)
may you turn yourself over
to that which forgives
all that has been frozen

photo and poem by kathy couch ©2017

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