Natural Mind

Scott Kahn — Moonlit Night

The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives might be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars

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David Price

David Price

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I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.