Drums and Words

A Celebration of Life and Wisdom

Engage!

Engage!

I was standing over a cliff in New South Wales, Australia, watching the sea pound at the rocks. I suddenly thought of the principle of engagement, like the water that gets into every crevice and relentlessly does its work. There is no…
Night Flight

Night Flight

As sweet shapes and shadows cool for night Across the silk sky, owls in flight Feel the winter beneath their wings Listen to ice as it snaps and sings. Such sailing creatures we love to be Or to stand and…
Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs

The early earth was shaken By mammoth footfall pounding dust, Before the plains were overtaken When we arrived upon the crust. Did they communicate – who knows? In some medium reptilian? As our web and radios Link the tender billions.…
Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

  Sunlight in the leaves – such a sweet reprieve. Like old mates the trees communicate. Mellienia In the spruce, I see it,  whisper in  this second – a truth to me. It ‘s hanging about my yard – the…