Tag Archives: Inspiration

Delight

Again, I seem to be noticing simple delights more often than not. Such a wonderful story of my life – to be 98 and welcoming a sense of good luck and a lovely decrease in impatience! Today’s haiku is a playful way of welcoming … Continue reading

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“WRITING DOWN THE BONES”

I’ve always loved the title of that small Shambala Pocket Classic, written 30 years ago.  My dog-eared copy shows those years! The sub-title, “Freeing the Writer Within” is what hooked me in the beginning, and since then has proven its … Continue reading

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OCCASIONS

To celebrate the return of the early sun is a kind of wonder. What do we say to each other? How about this: “I wish for you that when you awake You emulate the leaf and the bird; That like … Continue reading

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A Cool Platter of Cooked Shrimp

Weeks after my birthday gift in December, I used my gift card of $50 to Whole Foods to have this amazing experience of abundance when the other day I bought a whole pound of fresh shrimp, cool & cooked, with … Continue reading

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CONVERSATION

WHENEVER I read a poem for the first time, I start out eager to explore. ( please be advised that this is not the way to treat a poem) Because in the middle I am so curious as to where … Continue reading

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A ‘DAILY’

At 4am I awoke, looked out my window, and across the parking lot I saw 3 large deer silently walking east at the far edge. I went back to bed but could not sleep, so got up again, looking for … Continue reading

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REPORTING POETRY

In the March 2014 issue of Poetry Magazine, there are seven pages on a conversation with PBS News Hour correspondent Jeffrey Brown. I can only jump from a line there, to see the flavor of news reporting poetry. Crazy thought … Continue reading

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OUT OF SEASON

I have gotten out of the habit of awaking and reaching for a poem. Lately, I have chosen to simply go back to sleep. Tonight, or rather this very early morning, I got up and reached for a poem: LESTER … Continue reading

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GOD’S BUCKET

Crossword puzzles didn’t work early this morning. Sun not up, I had to use a flashlight to reach into a shelf to find something that just wanted to be found. Here it is: “If this world Was not held in … Continue reading

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THERE’S TIME

Just 4 a.m. on the nose.  There’s time to share this poem: “And it was at that age … Poetry arrived in search of me.  I don’t know, I don’t know where it came from, from winter or a river. … Continue reading

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