Kudu are very special. The have an amazing energy about them – peaceful, elegant, powerful, beautiful. I’m awestruck by them, and wanted to make them an integral part of this poem about the power of growth, renewal, and finding one’s self.Read More Riding the Kudu
Spring is the ultimate symbol of renewal, of light and lightness, color and transformation. This poem is about all of this. I speak of the shedding petals as going up, rather than falling down to decompose in the soil: I stand, a solid body on the grass, but my old energies are passing up and […]Read More Toward This Spring
Poetry can be a form of meditation. Reading and writing poetry can help us to come out of ourselves, or bring us back into ourselves, if we feel scattered. It is a practice in being present. Being present calms us, quiets our minds, and connects us with everything, including that which many people may dismiss […]Read More beckoning….
In order to move forward, to create a better life, we sometimes hesitate, as it feels comfortable to stay mired in the “muck and stone” of what is familiar, even if that familiarity is not so great. This poem is about leaving that muck and diving in! Trust the Universe and trust yourself. (photo by […]Read More Wild Swimming