Archive for December, 2017

Heartbeat

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Paradox permeates our lives, often emerging in emotional explosion, whether of tears or laughter.  Poetry often gives voice to heightened emotion.  It can be a relief to know that in our mind-ruled world, something bubbles below the surface.  Below the ...

Blessed Festivities!

Monday, December 25th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Breath

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Guided meditation is all over the Web.  Some of it is wonderful but I often need to separate myself from the internet in order to connect to the earth. I like to place myself at the edge of a cliff ...

Limits

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

...................................................“So tell me, what is it that waves do?” I asked my breath on the inhale as it was reaching peak elevation. The breakers trod water. I had to ask again on the exhale As force combed to accommodate matter “Would you tell me what it ...

Scyll Able

Sunday, December 10th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Of course it can.  I was happily enduring a career in accountancy when my immune system gave up.  Initially a misdiagnosis of type 2 diabetes told me I had a lifestyle problem and I had no reason to mistrust my ...

Ekphrasis

Sunday, December 10th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

This was a Plog I originally posted in 2010.   It may feed in to our current discussion of combined art forms.  If you have never heard the term before, do not worry.  It was new to me; but I enjoyed ...

Stress

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Stress is a strained word.  Whether we are referring to 'acute stress', ‘work related stress’, ‘episodic stress’, 'chronic stress' or ‘post traumatic stress’, we are eager to attribute a cause to our imbalance.  Poets may use stress to provide a ...