Sleepless nights from mental fights and heartfelt plights. What do we do with so much? When too many colors are missing from the rainbow and we need that harmony to close our eyes and trust the coming morning view. Abysses keep on growing in the vacancies borne of the Great Erasing and there are holes… Continue readingAdversity, Cosmos, Courage, Cultures, death, Diversity, Essential, freeverse, Grief and Loss, growth, Intention, Love, New Beginnings, Overcoming, Philosophy, Poetry, Self Acceptance, Shadow Work, Spoken Word, Transition, trauma, World
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
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.