Friday, August 03, 2007


It is foolish
to let a young redwood
grow next to a house.

Even in this
one lifetime
you will have to choose.

That great calm being,
this clutter of soup pots and books -

Already the branch-tips brush at the window.
Softly, calmly, immensity taps at your life.

- Jane Hirshfield

via whiskeyriver

Thursday, August 02, 2007

this is me: aug 2, 2007 (wearing strange safety goggles)