The Wetlands of the Heart

The beauty of the wetlands in Virginia were not new to me, but I had pushed those images aside for years. The heron waiting patiently for the right moment to fly into the blue sky took that action as I
looked again into the swaying grasses, the sheen of the water, the
soft bend of the breezes. My heart rippled too with the pleasure of the day. We need all those zones in our minds as well as before us.

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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!
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