The Missing Melody
Sometimes life feels wrong in every way.Discouragement and dwindling hope are like pieces that are too big for the puzzle, so they just take up space with no consideration to the garish view. And those clunky jagged things become the sun and sky.Meanwhile so many of us are in the same boat that the boat… Continue reading
For the Privilege of Living: A Pandemic Poem
The nations in our blood rise up to fight the nations in our lungs. A war over our bones: to live or to die. Will we ever see eye to eye? Some of us deny accounts from those on the front lines. We can’t believe the invisible scenes of people dropping like flies for being… Continue readingAdversity, Biology, Community, Ecology, freeverse, Grief and Loss, growth, Intention, Love, nature, New Beginnings, Overcoming, Philosophy, Poetry, Prayers, Spoken Word, Transformation, Transition, traumaBiology, Community, covid19, Diversity, Ecology, face masks, family, interbeing, Love, masks, nature, ocean, pandemic, poem, poetry, responsibility, Spoken Word, Trees, war
For Those Expanding
Here is a Prayer, Intention, and a note of Appreciation. I am grateful for the tumbler of Temperance, who’s violence smooths out sharp edges to deliver me more and more gentle. I am grateful for Sensitivity, and for all who have the courage to embrace their Feeling Selves and listen to their hearts. And to… Continue reading
I wrote my first story when I was a wee girl of three, followed by my first poem when I was eight. I’ve been writing ever since as a way to cope with life. This practice evolved with learning in both structured settings and through the practice, itself. In my own healing crisis, I found a process I affectionately refer to as Poetic Alchemy. Now on the journey of getting my life back, I do this not only for myself but for you.