Category Archives: poetry

Love Patterns

A beam of love has lit my existence.  I feel it stronger than ever.  What’s outside is inside, and that must mean the immense love I feel from outside is a reflection of the love I am now recognizing within. … Continue reading

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Dream Softly – ACIM

Paraphrased and quoted (paraquoted?) from A Course in Miracles, with word choices that reflect my understanding. “Dream softly of your brother. And from this dream, his Truth will be awakened. Dream of your brother’s kindnesses instead of dwelling in your dreams … Continue reading

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Abundant Blue Moon, a Meditation

Tonight is the full moon, and I believe in its powers.  When plump and fully illuminated, it is the brightest force in the sky. It resembles completion of a step.  It is a pregnant woman’s belly, just before birth.  It … Continue reading

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Everyone Kiss and Wake Up

Some days, I could just walk into a room of old friends and kiss everyone on the mouth. Be like the Italian — sensual, passionate, free-spirited.  Affection collects on the lips and fires special synapses.  The only way to transfer … Continue reading

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When You Shut Off Your Internet in the Morning, You Find:

It comes in waves– connectedness, brief relief.  Reading Rumi, I fall into a quiet, elusive state, where the world within melds with the world without, as if the entire universe were made of quicksand, but nobody’s sinking. It’s true–we move … Continue reading

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on publication in Pear Noir! pt. 2

Take heart! Or prepare for this publication to carry yours away to some lovely cloud galaxy, precipitating drop after drop of beautifully ripe language. I believe in kindred spirits, but I didn’t realize that idea extended from human to literary … Continue reading

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on publication in Pear Noir! pt. 1

Hot damn! Reading other people’s work who appear in the same magazine as you is pure torture! Especially when your poems hang far in the back, like the bad kids on the school bus, who think they’re cool the way drunks … Continue reading

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