When Great Trees Fall: Maya Angelou

When Great Trees Fall: Maya Angelou

Yellow Flag Iris in South Egremont When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou

When great trees fall,
rocks on distant hills shudder,
lions hunker down
in tall grasses,
and even elephants
lumber after safety.
When great trees fall
in forests,
small things recoil into silence,
their senses
eroded beyond fear.
When great souls die,
the air around us becomes
light, rare, sterile.
We breathe, briefly.
Our eyes, briefly,
see with
a…

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Happy Saturday #bloomtrue xoS @kasart (at Williamstown MA USA)

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What do mothers make? Rachel Siegel makes me laugh.

What do mothers make? Rachel Siegel makes me laugh.

Rachel and I met Robin Newman Gorman of Motherhood Later… at the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers and WAM Theatre production of Motherhood Out Loud. Robin has hosted an interview with Rachel that I urge you to read.
You can find it here.

xo S

PS Language alert if you are listening to this with your little kids around. Use ear buds…

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