to look and see

Sometimes I dream and
sometimes I laugh. I can’t remember
the last time I stood and saw.
“Look and See,” I watch
the movie made of my
friend Wendell and I wonder
does he know of his

When I was a kid I
hated being outdoors, there
never seemed to be anything
and why are kids always obsessed with having
something to do?
I remember when I first found peace in
creation, being outside.
when I stepped out, looked up,
breathed deep,
peace overwhelming,
oh this,
this is what they mean,
and suddenly it was everything and all I
wanted was that peace, that
overwhelming blessed knowing of
being outdoors.

do we all reach a point where
we are deprogrammed,
our allegiance is no longer to the rich,
the material, the consumer?
do we all reach a point where
we see it for what it is,
and we walk off,
never looking back?
God I hope so.
for the sake of the babies, the trees, the birds,
the flowers, the bees, the ocean.
for the sake of
our world, the sake
of our souls.
God I hope so.


  1. I've been wanting to see that Wendell film. Where did you find it?

    1. It’s on Netflix. It’s so so good. James and I watched it one night, I didn’t know what to expect. It wasn’t what I expected, but it was amazing.

    2. I can't believe I haven't seen it on Netflix! Thank you for telling me!

  2. Love this so much! And had no clue Mr. Berry had a documentary. We don't have it on Canadian Netflix so on the hunt to find it.

  3. I hope so too :) will have to check that film out.