goddess of dance“I thought that I had told you
about joy,” said the cattail…

Toes wiggling in the soft
marsh muck,

Practiced hips swaying
in the breeze,

Undressing silky seed tufts
with a pleasurable sigh
and impish grin.

“Were you not listening?”

© 2011-2014/Jamie K. Reaser
Published in “Sacred Reciprocity: Courting the Beloved in Everyday Life” (www.hiraethpress.com)