Lifting the “ordinary”

One of my jobs as a Poet is to lift the “ordinary” into plain sight, showing how extraordinary it is. This is also a great mindfulness exercise – just relaxing into the present moment to notice something beautiful that might otherwise go unnoticed – for me and for the reader. For instance, this morning wasContinue reading “Lifting the “ordinary””

Poetry is important and relevant

Poetry is highly relevant right now….it is a way to stop and be where you are, focused, calm. It is the energies, experiences, and observations of a life – the life of a creative mind and soul, a conduit – woven into word form, reminding the reader to look up, and allowing beautiful connections toContinue reading “Poetry is important and relevant”