Drums and Words

A Celebration of Life and Wisdom

To Summer

To Summer

This true beauty, soon to leave, I’ll pluck and keep you in my sleeve To scribble down in a brimming poem. The ripples quiet. I create my own, As you throw out your tameless greens and blues, For human hands…
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…