28 September 2011

bright spots.

an early rain has swept through and i’m sandwiched in miracle on every side.


detritus


above: a woolen sky sponging light all silvery-clean, and the sugar maples turning pink in the ears.

beneath: streets rinsed dark and freckled gold with confetti leaflets from locust trees.


bright


and beside: a small boy with his hand perched in mine like a starling, and how sometimes he cups the heart of his palm to grasp mine back.



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18 comments:

Farmgirl Paints said...

beautiful

TheUnSoccerMom said...

:o)

Brandee Shafer said...

Autumn and its wonders...xo

happygirl said...

Little boys with mom. Sweetness.

Jennifer Shults said...

how is it that your amazing eye takes a pile of leaves that i would curse because i have to clean them up and makes them so stunningly beautiful?

Ostriches Look Funny said...

sacred.

Brian Miller said...

awww...this is tender and beautiful...gave me a nice smile...

Naomi said...

So beautiful!

Leanne said...

"sandwiched in miracle" I love that.

Michelle said...

Yay for the hand holding! Beautiful post.

Southern Gal said...

This makes me feel all warm inside.

kendal said...

love. this. i pray for this boy. this boy who who cups his palm to yours.

Katarina said...

Perfect!!!:)

emily wierenga said...

nic.

i'm speechless.

every time i visit here, i just want to stay. it's gift, here, your words. don't stop, taking photos, or writing. God is using you.

love, in that palm of a hand... in that miracle sandwiching...

Jorth! said...

I really wanna come over and race through those glorious autumn leaves with you all. It's meant to be spring here, but for the last few days it's been freezing... we're expecting hail later today. The world feels topsy turvy!

lulu and family said...

melts my heart. the colors in those photos and your words.

hannah singer said...

oh, how he speaks to my heart through your words!! thank you!

may mercy, peace and love be multiplied to you! xo

melyssa said...

You have a beautiful way with words! Happy to have found you, now following. :)
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