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.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

rain washes

the rain
traces the edges
ready rivulets
down my cheeks

may as well go for it
immerse in the miracle of it
swim in the stuff of it
dive in the thrill of it
float with the flow of it
What a gift!
Wet, wild, wonderful life

(It's great when it's sunny, too...)

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