Saturday, May 13, 2006

She Waits

When you are away from yourself
She stays behind to tend.

When you are a shadow in a dry river
She lays down within you for you to drink.

She makes a home for you to return to
preparing corn and maze
liquor for your lips
a place for your earth to rest.

She waits.

Painting: "Woman from San Juan" R.C. Gorman.