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Tug and Barge at Sunset, The Strait of Georgia, BC Ferry, Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Take me home, now, wayward road

Take me home, now
Wayward road
I’ve set the course
For hearth and friends
Who knew me well
‘Fore all that changed
In the lands beyond
Our common sense

But changed have I
Beyond a scope
I can explain
No people of
This world the same
Yet all alike
In ways I’ve seen
Which never learned
From books or schools
But only when
I took the road
And spanned the gap
In time and place
To meet them in
The worlds they’ve made
Sat at their hearth
And listened, then

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After the Storm, Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada


I am the storm
I am the waves battering the shore
The wind bending the trees

I am the sun
In a merciless sky
Casting heat shimmers on the endless sand

I am the night
Starless, moonless
An impenetrably dark fortress of isolation

I am too the calm
When the air is a puff of fragrant breeze
And birdsong carries for miles

And I am the earth
Fertile and life-giving
The solid ground underfoot

And I am the light
Illuminating the deepest darkness
Connected to all that is and ever will be