14th July. French Revolution – once upon a time. Liberty! Yes, let’s have FREEDOM …
Early morning I step with naked feet onto my terrace, raise my hands and pick sun-ripened grapes. Nature is wonderful!
A yellow butterfly flutters by as I drink my morning coffee. Not sure of its direction, it tries all.
From the school desk a hot summer’s day, while the teacher is lecturing Greek grammar, I hear the neighbouring chickens running riot.
Shade, the most precious of all things Greek, wherever you can find it.
A promenade along the water-front as the sun is setting. Suddenly voices are lowered, eyes gazing towards the pinkish-red sky – in wonder.
Skype-camera focusing on family life back home in Sweden. Evening as bright as daylight. Grown-ups and children gathered around the veranda table, playing cards. “Hello Amma! What are you doing?” I am sitting here in the dark (10 pm) with my dog, sweating in the heat.
Summer is like an Open Door to Heaven on Earth.
Yes, what am I doing? “Once More With Feeling …”, a study course with Toni Elizabeth Petrinovich.
Dedication to Lars Wolf (1936-2011), the poet I never was but he will forever be. His book “Above All, Mani – A Collection of Poems and Pictures” in collaboration with John Phipps (excellent photographer) is now released. Contact me for details.
Missionary of Life