Poem: As Earth

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By Doug Hitt   


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As Earth,
working on behalf of Earth,
we trust and are at ease.

Aligning ourselves
with the upwelling vitality

which is bluestem, the
focused intelligence which
is heron,

we are hopeful
in the present moment—a fountain
of sufficiency

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Doug Hitt
holds an M.A. in Earth Literacy from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. He convenes and facilitates ongoing conversations in deep ecology and cosmological literacy and has introduced various groups to the Work That Reconnects.  Doug is a native Kansan and a practicing physical therapist. He tends home on the banks of Spring Creek in northeast Kansas.

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