Today

 

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Walk barefoot and feel the grass under your feet

Let every blade caress you, it will share a story in delicate brush

Pause for just one moment, close your eyes

Inhale deeply, let the air sing its beautiful song

Look in someone’s eyes and truly see them, let yourself feel their soul

Human connection is our invitation to dance, take my hand and I’ll show you how to move in flow

Stop time by standing still, let just one moment be and see the magic you will find

Be curious, wander as you wish, I assure you the greatest treasures are always found in an open mind

Today

No different from any other

Simply our good fortune to discover

Beauty and love in our most genuine ways

~Alisa Hutton

Right Now

Right Now

A relaxed state of knowing

My body slides in to the chair, an inexplicably comfortable intuition

One of the legs seems to wobble, maybe the floor just isn’t a fit?

Perhaps, this imperfection is simply a reminder that imperfect is the right fit?

This is where I am to be seated, a moment in time

1:11 as I glance at my watch

Sensual aromatics, freshly ground coffee and spiced tea drift across my senses, memories warming on plates passing by

Allowing my gaze to wander I look through the window, the pane perfectly weathered to tell her story

Restless time, history, comfort in a solid foundation and a fresh renewed purpose

Old wooden ears that have heard it all, it is her frame

Glass eyes that have seen decades of curious onlookers who have wandered in and out, it is her window

The frame and pane different in their purpose, yet that purpose lost without support and synchronicity

Time allows for clear reflection

The sky dripping an incredible blue, drenched and wide open, the white clouds perfectly placed to outline the magnificence of today

Such a simple moment in time, such incredible beauty

How am I to imagine that I was to be anywhere else

Now that I have seen

Right now

~Alisa Hutton

My Shadow

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Day after day it came

I grieved

I asked for it to stop

I prayed, no begged, please

Day after day it came

I grieved

I asked if not for it to stop then just a break

I prayed, no begged, please

I grieved

One tired day

I could not pray, I could not beg

I sat in my shadow, just me in my darkness

With my grief that wouldn’t go away

Without notice

Without command

Without direction

Grief gently floated away

My whole heart, the only thing that came to visit me today

~Alisa Hutton