Grace in motion,

                revelation in every stroke.

                                The arcing sweep declares the imminent spirit.

The draw of the bow across the cello.

                The caress of pen to paper.

                                The step and glide of ski on a snowy trail.

What animates serves symmetry in every breath,

                in and out . . . . in and out

                                bequeathing elegance to every movement.

Gifts are given,

                not to be wasted in hesitancy or distraction

                                for there lies a heart’s fragment.  

We stand amazed;

                and thus spirit is made flesh.

About Doug Lewandowski

I have walked a varied path. I was a Christian Brother, an English teacher/counselor and Licensed Psychologist. I have a twice monthly column in the Duluth News Tribune and have had a story published in the Nemadji Review and placed third in this year’s Jade Ring contest of the Wisconsin Writer’s Association. I was a commentator for KCRB, Minnesota Public Radio in the 90s. I transplanted to Duluth to be closer to grandchildren.
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