Written by Ruey Ryburn
Photography by Kauakea Winston
Poems From the Path incorporates poetry woven into SPHS and is very helpful to anyone grieving and recovering from loss and trauma. It features 23 poems including those on Ruey's Poetry page. "The Flowering," below, is also on Ruey's Path page.
In the wee hours of night
Comes belief that fear, despair, darkness,
Even death hold dominion over light.
Let me breath in Mother from my root.
Please fill me now.
Let me surrender to the tender,
Exquisite opening of my heart.
Let me send pain and delusion to my third eye,
Until my I meets God's eye,
And let me flower,
Showering sweet, golden rain
Upon each cell and aspect of my being;
Transforming to the knowing that