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Writing on the Wild Edges – Poems from Participants (Ann Smith)

This past April we led one of our Writing on the Wild Edges retreats on the beautiful island of Inismor off the coast of Galway. We will be sharing some of the writing which participants gave us permission to share here in the next few weeks. We continue with haiku and photos from spiritual director Ann Smith. (If you’d like to join us, we have our dates open for 2018 – August 26-September 1)

Ancient prayer grows
from the stone. Small fern speaks life
into hopeful hearts.
Warmth of holiness.
Sanctuary of silence.
Eternity speaks.
I offer my heart
on this ancient altar as
prayers seep from stones.
—Poems and photos by Ann Smith (you can visit her website here)

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