when the forest overtakes us

forest mist
lingering always
somewhere in our soul

tears of joy
out of nowhere
deepen us, and
drag us back
to the forest’s secrets

there we lose ourselves
only to find ourselves, again
wrapped in the mist
and nature’s arms.

Author: Don Iannone, D.Div.

Biography Photographer, poet, teacher, complementary medicine provider, interfaith minister, and former economic developer. Holds a Doctorate in Divinity, Master of Divinity, Master of Mind-Body Medicine, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology. Clinical certifications in Reiki, guided meditation, life purpose coaching, and spiritual counseling.  Author of 12 books, including two new books in the contemporary spirituality field. Learn more here. Contact Information Contact Don Iannone by email: diannone@gmail.com

13 thoughts on “when the forest overtakes us”

  1. Indeed Pat. But from whom? And can we bring drinks?

    Just last week I tried to hide from myself…too much work and too little time. You know the drill, right? I should have tried the forest. After all, there nobody can tell the forest from the trees. (Smile)

  2. Thank you Quasar, Andrew and Aurora for your comments. Yes, forests are very special worlds. So magical. So beautiful. So strong. So vulnerable.

  3. Thank you Dan, Angela, Nasra, Polona, Floots, and Mystic Rose. It’s Friday and I thought getting lost in the beauty of the forest was a sensible idea. And, you agreed.

  4. Hi Don, I know I am a little late, but just wanted to pop in and say that your new look is wonderful! Very cheery and bright. Hope all is well!

  5. I was just thinking today that I have never been in the woods nor in the forst …would be an exprience thoug

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