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Contents Page: July, 2010, vol 6 no 2

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Francis Masat

A Dot on the Earth

A neighbor passes with a “Going to yoga today?”

“Not today - it’s a little too cosmic for me,” I answer.

She smiles a questioning frown, shrugs, and walks on.

Like a few other locals, I’ll perform a private noon ritual to celebrate today’s the turning back of our sun. It’s only ten o’clock, but I’ll be ready in plenty of time.

tropical solstice
standing inside
the shadow of my hat

 

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