Showing posts from September, 2015

Hard knock life

"Two days before the moon was round, you felt the urge of sun's light beams
The muffled world of dolphin sound slipped down & back into your dreams
For nine full months that passed before, you learned of all life's ancient rhymes
Then mother sensed a farther shore and brought you forth into these times
So taste the air of your new world and gently guide us to your mind
It knows the winds and sails unfurled, and hold to heart the dolphin kind.

Welcome precious Earth-made child, we met you first in your father's songs
and mother's smile and waters wild, it's in this place you now belong
I know you know of all these things and feel the faith of a dolphin's sigh
For you were born on silver wings to taste the high-blown crystal sky
So sing one day to all of us, the songs you learned in dolphin lair
Giving hope to life as all we must and teach how their grace to share."

-- John Denver

While Surprise was the undisputed favorite dolphin of staff & voll…