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Mirror of your Soul

Poems have been a part of my life ever since I can remember. Growing up, my father wrote poems for my mother on special occasions that usually involved poetic clues to what or where her present was. My oldest sister, … Continue reading

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Being PRESENT

soul ~ noun the spiritual principle embodied in human beings a person’s total self a moving spirit We are souls. We have souls. Of all kinds, shapes, sizes and depths. Lost ones too. Me. I’m an old soul. With Easter right … Continue reading

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What of Love?

So many human hearts are confused or angry or sad or feeling forgotten. So as it always does in sad or joyous times, my heart wrote a poem. As you read, I hope it soothes your heart.      

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THE ROOT OF THE BLOOM

  I write from the root of the bloom.  In all the messy, tangled places of my soul.  In the darkness that catches fire and spreads to seek the light.  In solitude that sniffs the air for bits of oxygen … Continue reading

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Mot Juste

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.” I’ve been reading the poet/philosopher, Rumi’s works for years.  So I could think of nothing better than to cite some of my favorite Rumi quotes that are … Continue reading

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A RESPITE OF THE BOTANICAL KIND

“The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” My writer’s brain (and heart) needs a break because one, it needs time to reflect after a trip back home for a family … Continue reading

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“I learn, by going, where I have to go.”

I went for a walk on this beautiful spring morning, to wrap my head around that which I couldn’t define.  What was affirmed again and again: is that in the stepping away from what had been put before my eyes and ears … Continue reading

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LESSONS FROM A HOUSE

  Building a house is a wonderful experience and a great challenge.  As with anything in life, we can take from it what we choose.  The lessons we learn from any given situation are purely up to us.  To our attitude. … Continue reading

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