Dr. Vali's sticks and stones, birds and breaths, waves, lilacs, and rags of poetry are glimpses into a life Walkabout. She says, "Poetry is of the moment. A moment comes and goes. If words emerge during that time they are merely a glimpse of that specific and transient moment trying to express itself." With no claims to being a laureate, she offers up some poetic glimpses into her authentic journey.