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Thursday, January 19, 2012

A Good Chase to Nourish the Soul

I watched my child walk a puppy.

A shortened leash in her hands.

With just enough slack to hunt a squirrel or two.

When the pup took off running, she gleefully ran with him.

Knowing it was all about the thrill of a good chase.


I've had a joyous return to my present.


I reigned in my imagination,

Giving it enough room to hope and create.

When it runs away, I don't mind running with it.

The places we go now nourish the soul.

11 comments:

  1. This photo was taken on Monday. Peanut climbed a tree in the park, stating that she was "channeling her inner squirrel".
    :)

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    1. Holy crap that comment is hilarious!

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  2. a good chase is invigorating. and all journeys end at the origin. so simple a piece and so meaningful.

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  3. How did that child get to be so funny and intelligent? The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

    Love,
    Janie

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  4. What a doll! She's so beautiful ;)

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  5. My boys channel their inner squirrel all the time. That is what they tell me anyway when they are scaling the heating vents in their room.

    Peanut is beautiful.

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  6. First off I am playing tag and you have been tagged by me go to my blog to check out the rules: http://jo-annemotherandnanna.blogspot.com/

    Secondly I have not walked a dog in years what a doll you have there

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  7. Dear Stephanie,

    May we always choose those places that "nourish the soul." What lovely words.

    Peace.

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