Empty, Silent and Willing

When something goes on this long, thinking everything through or flying on happy thoughts, sometimes just doesn’t sustain the situation.  We all have coping mechanisms, but I think that coping with covid is a deeper reach. We are all definitely being asked to take our seats, settle in, and find an inner disposition of strength […]

The World’s Flower Gardens

I wrote my first poem when I was 19. It was my first experience with feeling and experiencing a perspective and perception deeply and then searching for words which best described it. It fascinated me.  It was as if there was a garden full of flowers, and I had to walk through it finding the […]

This Big Beautiful Life

I know what it’s like to have trauma in one’s life.  I understand when extreme situations bring us to our knees or begin to take away the lightness in our steps.   I understand duration of uncertainty and rugs being pulled out from beneath our feet, when all that’s left is the air we breathe.  […]

The Beauty of Life

For me, the world has so much beauty and mystery….the stories of the stars fascinate me. The fields and meadows of the stars, like a garden, is a place for me to just take notice. I love that we become the characters in the ever-changing short stories, that call our attention to moments in time.  […]

Illuminating

i was thinking on my run this morning, how important it is that we claim what is ours to claim with happiness, like our health and how we eat. i can’t help but think it is just better to eat light right now with so little movement. i also think peace of mind is essential […]

On The Wings of Song

during my run this morning, i had so many experiences. the first was bringing along a question i awoke with this morning: why do i write? i love questions and i loved hearing myself answer my own question as my feet kept planting themselves one in front of the another. ……….. i write for several […]

A New World Culture of Friendship

Okay…such an interesting gentle, quiet ride through the fields and meadows of life, heading up tall mountains and soaring down the other side, swimming through rivers to get to the other side and back floating skyward in the ocean these days. On the one hand, it’s quiet inside; on the other hand, it’s active. And, […]