Time to move on but not packed yet? Have you ever been at a turning point in your life when… Read more One day you finally knew what you had to do: a poem by Mary Oliver
When your story, which genre do you use? Are you the Hero? Were you rollicking along quite happily when an… Read more The ups and downs of the Hero’s story
Mindful Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like… Read more And you? I was born for?
I Want to Write Something So Simply I want to write something so simply about love or about pain that… Read more Being me, while not being boring to you
Mysteries, Yes Truly, we live with mysteries too marvelous to be understood. How grass can be nourishing in the mouths… Read more Oh, yes. Exactly what I was looking for. Exploding flavors of life.
Is happiness = pleasure? Gaye Prior kindly commented on my post about poetry and positive psychology. “Pleasure does not give… Read more Pleasure, engagement and meaning for a good life
Cold Poem Cold now. Close to the edge. Almost unbearable. Clouds bunch up and boil down from the north of… Read more The crystal clarity found in the bitterly cold winter of our lives
Is is easy to retreat from life Barack Obama said of his natural father – he had difficult life because… Read more Poetry to remind us that withdrawing doesn’t solve rejection
Creeping into our shells Some people are already having a hard time in the recession. I can see it on… Read more Poetry of solidarity in hard times
“Belonging” is the theme of our age And we see the theme in contemporary poety: “The House of Belonging” from… Read more Belonging