Maria who used to be a wolf

Maria who used to be a wolf
once while camping in the snow
Maria crawled into a cave and was an animal
she painted herself onto the walls
every night in the dim fire light
she would dance in the shadows
hair a different colour
flickering in the walls
her sister …who used to be a wolf
told me that when she was a little girl
she dug holes in the back yard with her feet
planting bean after bean after bean
each one grew with beautiful bright blossoms
last moon when the snow slept
I saw her

copy right July 2006


About RichardB

I am trained and work as a Creative Arts Therapist. I have passionately studied, worked, and taught as a hands on practitioner of the Creative/Expressive and Healing Arts since 1983. I have integrated training’s in modalities which include Swedish Massage, Jin Shin Do, Trager Work, Hatha Yoga, Gestalt Therapy, Halprin Method, Group Creative Arts Therapy, Tai Chi, Meditation, Motional Processing, Rituals, Interfaith Celebrations, Progressive Early Childhood and Adult Education, Addiction and Recovery Services, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Dance/Movement Therapy. I currently provide Creative Arts and Counseling services to a local nonprofit agency as well as teaching local classes and workshops. I use compassion and acceptance to create an environment that is safe and nurturing for individual clients and/or groups.
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