Category Archives: Poet

The Order

begin with gratitude joy will follow bringing forth healing birthing wholeness Joy is my word for the year.  Each day I write five things for which I’m grateful.  Wholeness is my focus.  I see my light and my shadow.  How about … Continue reading

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Excavating

living in the house of someone I used to be excavating me older now no longer lithe freer than I’ve ever been time to throw my fears to the wind lean in to be younger than I was then Still … Continue reading

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Georgia, Freda, Judy

Georgia O’Keeffe Thank you for the flowers I adore Freda Kahlo Through your portraits of pain I feel Judy Chicago Thank you for The Dinner Party I persist   To celebrate poetry month, I’m writing a poem a day with … Continue reading

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Broken Pieces

searching shelled pecans for broken pieces of goodness leaving wholeness for later  

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Tribute to Mary Oliver

Mary, Mary, Mary through poetry your noticing became mine My poem was written at a Spirit Play session with InterPlay Atlanta. Photo of sunset is a photo I snapped in my front yard.

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The Fare

it is fair to say the pair felt the fare was outrageous to pare the fare one of the pair took out a knife to pare his pear the falling peelings sent an unmistakable message which the cabbie quickly understood … Continue reading

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Ancient Text

a crow’s cry cracked the silence Sidra emptied her cup even in this dark space she saw that the calligraphy was tinged with red wine a strap bound the ancient text she wanted to tap the secrets of this fragile … Continue reading

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New Place

desiring a new place to set it down to set me down could I see my old place with awakened eyes with a new story does needing a fresh start require a new place or would a divergent story suffice … Continue reading

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Figs

looking through my kitchen window I notice my fig bush has grown several feet since last summer I can no longer pull down the top limbs to harvest the ripe, brown fruit when contemplating my figs, I usually think of … Continue reading

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Truth

what’s so? life, energy it was here long before humans and will be here long after we are gone

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