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November 2019 ~ Believing the Guest

This poem is for anyone who can say, "Yes, I too, have been on both sides." And then forgive...all sides.  May it be so.     Believing the Guest Where do all the forgotten promises land? “I would never hurt you.” “I will love you forever.” “What’s mine is yours.” I have been on both sides. [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Poem of the Month|

Increase Your Sanity Quotient: An Orienting Practice

What?!  I can give myself dose of sanity, and no nasty side effects?   Introductory Offer Yes, you can enjoy more receptivity and less reactivity by using this self-care practice!  No expiration date or fees apply, but, there's a catch: you must use the practice.  Not only will your sanity quotient increase, but you'll give yourself [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Blog|

October 2019 ~ Let Evening Come

Happy 13th Anniversary, Poem of the Month! In honor of the years, a spare poem that blesses sentient beings and other forms – a bottle, a hoe, a shed.  Kenyon’s poem doesn't argue with time’s passage, but rather is a meditation on intimacy with life as it is.  May you find solace here. Let Evening [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Poem of the Month|

A True Accounting of One Woman’s Poetry Instigations

A True Accounting of Poetry Instigations from October 2006 - October 2019, in Honor of the 13th Anniversary for Poem of the Month: Three poems in 2006 + 144 poems between 2007 and 2018 + 10 poems in 2019 = 157 poems shared via... the POTM flyer box I stuck in the ground in front [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Blog|

Grief Is Love With No Place To Go. (Is That True?)

Here's the full quote:  “Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”  [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Blog|

September 2019 ~ Coyote, Coyote Please Tell Me

Trickster, Teacher, Fool, Divine Immortal, Urban Legend, Sexy Beast, Trouble  Maker..... survivor and creative force of nature.  Who can say what Coyote really is?  Not even Coyote! Coyote, Coyote, Please Tell Me What is a shaman? A shaman I don’t know anything about. I’m a doctor, myself. When I use medicine, it’s between me, my [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Poem of the Month|

Blessed Are The Curious……

"I have no special talent.  I am only passionately curious." Albert Einstein This four minute film starring Seth Godin is about the attribute that makes the whole of creative life and engagement possible: curiosity.  In it, Godin says: ‘A fundamentalist is a person who considers whether a fact is acceptable to their faith before they [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Blog|

August 2019 ~ The Way Of Love

In body, heart, mind - may the great unclenching commence. The Way of Love The way of love is not a subtle argument. The door there is devastation. Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they're given wings. By Jalāl ad-Dīn Rumi (1207 – 1273) from The [...]

By |August 1st, 2019|Poem of the Month|

“Crazy Brave*” Joy Harjo – New US Poet Laureate!

Ring the bells!  Do a dance!  Joy Harjo, a national treasure, has become the first Native American to serve as our nation's official poet.   I'm overjoyed by this news!  I can think of no one who's mo better to be appointed to the position of poet laureate at these times than Joy Harjo.  A member [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Blog|

July 2019 ~ First Light

This poetic medicine will do you good.  It contains absolutely no harmful side effects. Take any time of day or night.  Use if you want to remember what matters. First Light In the first light I remember who rewards me for living, not bosses but singing birds and blue sky. I know I can bathe [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Poem of the Month|