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For Example

For Example By Adrienne Rich November 23, 1963 Sometimes you meet an old man whose fist isn't clenched blue-white. Someone like that old poet whose grained palm once travelled the bodies...

Blessings for All That is Missing

Blessings for All That is Missing By Sarah B Sullivan November 22, 2018 If you are hungry, I wish for you a table full of sustenance and grace. Let us...

Love Song

Love Song  By Rainer Maria Rilke How can I keep my soul in me, so that it doesn't touch your soul? How can I raise it high enough,...

September, 2009 – YOU-TOPIA

YOU-TOPIA   By Lisa Dawn Wax     Have you ever wanted something so badly you thought you would die if you didn’t get it?   Have you ever wished for...

October, 2013 – Shoulders

A man crosses the street in rain, stepping gently, looking two times north and south, because his son is asleep on his shoulder.

January, 2010 – The Parrot-Ox

Winner of the Goodreads December 2009 Poetry Contest         The Parrot-Ox     The parrot-ox is clearly confused, as evidently so were his parents.   Being both heavy and light, he can neither fly nor root, which...

Our Prayer of Thanks

Our Prayer of Thanks by Carl Sandburg  For the gladness here where the sun is shining at evening on the weeds at the river, Our prayer of...

September, 2015 – Vision of Change

I have a vision of change But, I do not walk alone

June, 2012 – If . . .

IF you can keep your head when all about you

Drinkin’ from My Saucer

Drinkin' from My Saucer I've never made a fortune And it's prob'ly too late now; But I don't worry 'bout that much, I'm happy anyhow! And as I go...