the scene at the fairy house
located at a local store that is closing soon.
looks like it may have been hard on everyone.
“any man can lose his hat in a fairy-wind.”
at the bead gallery, ann arbor, mi, usa
kinder shadow dances.
“poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”
local mini-sinkhole with community reactions of all kinds.
“we didn’t expect quite that many.
we are slightly behind schedule because of sinkholes.”
image credit: lee taylor-belcher, ann arbor townies
“on memorial day, i don’t want to only remember the combatants. there were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live”
— eric burdon, the animals
image credit: kalikirkpatterns.com
when glenn had to go through painful surgery
and was at last home again
tiny sweet olive
approached him gently
touched her head to his
let him eat their favorite food first
and moved quietly
next to him
at his special place by the window
just lying there
for hours on end
while he recovered
the quiet comfort
of their tender friendship.
“besides love and sympathy,
animals exhibit other qualities
connected with the social instincts
which in us would be called moral.”
― charles darwin
miles davis quartet, newport jazz festival, 1955
in honor of international jazz day
never stop taking those risks
and play on.
“risk is at the heart of jazz. every note we play is a risk.”
image credit: vintage industrial jazz
rocket the turtle is the sun in the center of the kinders’ universe.
“everything in nature contains all the powers of nature.
everything is made of one hidden stuff.”
-ralph waldo emerson