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June, 2013 – I wandered lonely as a cloud

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills,

March, 2015 – Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.

April, 2010 – Dickinson on “Spring”

Poem #812   By Emily Dickinson   A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period — When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary...

Be Light

Be Light By Bryan Hayes The world It is heavy, man (Be light) Light on your feet Light in your heart The world It is hard, man (Be soft) Soft to yourself Soft to others The...

Hope is the Thing with Feathers

Hope is the thing with Feathers By Emily Dickinson 'Hope' is the thing with feathers— That perches in the soul— And sings the tune without the words— And never...

Because Aging, Because Heartache

Because Aging, Because Heartache   By Sarah B. Sullivan   I listen because bad teeth make it harder to talk, because overmedication, even if it is the right medication, makes...

I am from Wanting and Having

I Am From Wanting and Having Sarah Sullivan By Sarah B. Sullivan

Barter

Barter By Sara Teasdale Life has loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things, Blue waves whitened on a cliff, Soaring fire that sways and sings, And children's faces looking...

September, 2013 – What If?

This poem is dedicated to the life and times of Jason Koontz, 1971 - 2013, my little brother. He struggled with paranoid schizophrenia for the 2nd half of his life, for about 20 years. And "Safe & Sound" was his most recent favorite song.

April, 2009 – Untitled Poem #19

Untitled Poem #19 I am thankful for all that I have and for everything that I lost I am grateful for each precious gift I am thankful for my happiness and...