A Small Wedding Stone for Fiona and Kaspalita

Fiona and Kaspalita, the founders and curators of the River of Stones, are getting married on Saturday, June 18th. Their wedding wish is for as many people as possible to join in and send them a small stone, an observation, as a gift. If you’d like to send them an observation, stop and notice something small, pay attention to it, and write it down. Polish it up and send it on their wedding day, using the wedding wish link, above. You might also like to consider writing small stones for a whole month for the July River of Stones. Here is my very small stone for the wedding river.

Watching a blackbird
strut and flirt
and puff his scarlet epaulettes
I wonder
if in this moment
Fiona and Kaspalita are saying their vows

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About Chris

Chris Galvin is a Canadian writer, editor and photographer dividing her time between Canada and Viet Nam. Her essay Flood Season was a finalist for the 2012 Best of the Net prize, and Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam won third place (shared) and a Readers’ Choice Award in the 2015 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals, including Descant, Asian Cha, PRISM International, Room, and others. She has written in Vietnamese and English for Vietnam Tourism Review/Kham Pha Du Lich Vietnam Magazine, Travellive, and Du Lich Giai Tri. Chris is currently looking for a home for her recently completed manuscript, Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, a book about living, eating, and tour-guiding in Viet Nam.
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2 Responses to A Small Wedding Stone for Fiona and Kaspalita

  1. yamabuki says:

    Red Tailed Hawk flies low
    Robins, sparrows, and mockingbirds lay low
    Out of the East come two Ravens
    Diving out of the Sun they attack
    Joined together their strength prevails

  2. Kylie says:

    I wondered the same thing a few times yesterday. Great stone!

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