Friday, July 8, 2016

Deep Listening

When I finally find
the pulse of a poem,
I hope that you, too,
become a willing participant;
reading from your awakened heart
these words
uncovered in the landscape,
recovered from the water,
discovered on the wind --

not merely by hearing words, 
but with slow, deep listening.
© 2016 Richard Havenga

Photo Locations:

1.  Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area - Wyoming 

2. Hyser Lake - Kent County - Michigan