Most every work day for more than 11 years, Dena wrote a love note, poem or other thought, on a napkin - and tucked it in Marshal's lunch - a ritual of the heart. At the beginning of 2009, Marshal started typing them up. It became our practice to share the Daily Napkin with you, OUR ritual of the heart. Then, in October 2015, Marshal retired, so the whole dynamic changed. Dena took several months to re-evaluate and decide what she was going to do. Since she is also simplifying, she is in the process of incorporating all 8 (including this one) websites into one. With that in mind, the poetry of the napkin is now joined with her art and/or photography images. May you enjoy them. May they feed your spirit.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Daily Napkin for Monday, October 19, 2009

"Focus on the positive,"
she used to say
and by the way,
life kept on in full round
"It's all good, " they asserted
and she chimed in,
it rhymed then
and zen, and then, and zen again
upon the carpet of green lush,
life sweeter by full flavor
tintillated all the senses

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