Category Archives: Poetry / Inspiration

Okay, So She Really Out-did Herself This Time, Big Time!

For those of you who don’t know her, you do know that I’ve made plenty of mention of her here, my friend who is the Poet Mistress Extraordinaire. Need a poem for a funeral, a wedding, a down day, an … Continue reading

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Instructions

Instructions Give up the world; give up self; finally, give up God. Find god in rhododendrons and rocks, passers-by, your cat. Pare your beliefs, your absolutes. Make it simple; make it clean. No carry-on luggage allowed. Examine all you have … Continue reading

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Splendor

Splendor   One day it’s the clouds, one day the mountains. One day the latest bloom of roses – the pure monochromes, the dazzling hybrids – inspiration for the cathedral’s round windows. Every now and then there’s the splendor of … Continue reading

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Red Bird Explains Herself

I’ve got so much to say, but it has to be an early night for me since I’m really on my way to Nicaragua in the very early morning. So until I have some more energy, I turn, as I … Continue reading

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Some Quotes I’m Liking Right Now

More than plenty for me to ponder this day … “There is no skill better to acquire than to be conscious of the present moment, be willing to let go of everything you’ve ever learned and jump into a spontaneous, … Continue reading

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Halleluiah

Halleluiah Everyone should be born into this world happy and loving everything. But in truth it rarely works that way. For myself, I have spent my life clamoring toward it. Halleluiah, anyway I’m not where I started! And have you … Continue reading

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Easter Exultet

Easter Exultet Shake out your qualms. Shake up your dreams. Deepen your roots. Extend your branches. Trust deep water and head for the open, even if your vision shipwrecks you. Quit your addiction to sneer and complain. Open a lookout. … Continue reading

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For The Traveler

For the Traveler Every time you leave home, Another road takes you Into a world you were never in. New strangers on other paths await. New places that have never seen you Will startle a little at your entry. Old … Continue reading

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For The Traveler

For the Traveler Every time you leave home, Another road takes you Into a world you were never in. New strangers on other paths await. New places that have never seen you Will startle a little at your entry. Old … Continue reading

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In Honor of Alex

Beloved Alex – David, Howard & Greg’s sweet chocolate lab – died overnight. He had been getting weak over the past weeks and it was clear that his time was getting close. I post these poems in honor of him and … Continue reading

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