It has been a great week up here on thin space.  I feel as though I was helpful and facillitated good things.  I know that I have been well fed–physically and spiritually.  And that I have much to think on and think through. 
But one of my favorite parts of being here is the better attention I pay to small things.  The birds, the trees, the wind, the water.  And this squirrel.

I saw the perfect squirrel today
he was too dark
and had a scraggly tail
but he balanced
on the branch
beady eyes tracking
each movement
and I thought,
here is one in touch with
every part of his (her?) world
how perfect

written 6-27-08