Saturday, July 14, 2012


GREEN MEADOW   acrylic on wood panel by Candace Knapp
15 inches x 11 inches x 1 ½ inches     $ 600.   Photo Bjorn Andren


Can we ever be gentle enough?
When a thoughtless word starts a river of blood
deep beneath the surface,
we ache for the green meadow
for the healing  hands of plants
the cool misty breath of filtered light
the smell of wood and earth
There really is a safe place
where happy yellow birds drift like clouds
and tenderness surrounds like a persistent melody.
All of us open like flowers
in the presence of kindness.
Can we ever be gentle enough?

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for your touching words and beautiful image.