stone skipping over stream sinks into deep mysteries magical inner sight instincts intuition magnificent sun fire blazing wisdom center earth rising in shimmering waves "Sink into Your Knowing", revised an old post, 05/08/2020 ©Barbara Harris Leonhard@extraordinarysunshineweaver.blog Image “Center Earth Rising”: ©Martha Harris, Martha’s Artistic Flarings, artisticflarings.blog
A new episode of my poetry podcast, Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul, is up. https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/magical-mystical-nature/ In this episode, I take a poetic look at messages from our magical mystical nature that can help us to emotionally navigate the challenges of COVID-19. Trees, fireflies, dolphins, bees, the moon, the sun, and bats are guiding us... Continue Reading →
Enjoy this exploration of the sacral way of water. Our steady and constant companion in various forms throughout the year, water reflects our creativity as well as our turmoil. Our emotional states are revealed in the many faces of water. https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/water-the-sacral-way/ I share my poems “Listen to the Prayers of Snow”, “Be as Water”, and... Continue Reading →
This poem has been republished on hereticsloversmadmen.com. Check out the “seething brains” that “shape fantasies there”.
In a nest of owls,
I awaken bare, bleeding.
Talons pierce flesh.
Stabbing beaks shear old skin,
mincing fat and bone.
I am released into cloud.
Glossy wings unfurl.
I chase stars
and alight onto rays
of petrified time.
I scan marvel
as Moon eats the dark.
I feast on corolla
of sunflowers that sway in breeze
as Owl eats the light.
Image ‘Owl Eats Light’ by Barbara Leonhard
Barbara Leonhard publishes poetry on her WordPress blog, Extraordinary Sunshine Weaver. She is a regular contributor to FREE VERSE REVOLUTION and Go Dog Go Café. She started a poetry podcast on Podbean called Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul.
I have a poetry podcast on Podbean called “Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul“. Let me know what you think!The post is called 'We Are Entwined Spirits'. When we feel isolated and lost, Poetry is our medicine.http://meelosmom.podbean.com/This podcast has a new poem in it.MemoirsPoems are memoirsOf our human journeyOur life storiesAnd spiritual questsIn images woven... Continue Reading →
Let’s go! It’s time! Now!? I’m still in my floral blue knit night gown, plum-colored sweatshirt, & baby doll slippers from Walmart! No one will see you or care. Not important. An uncharged phone? A half-packed purse? Uncompleted morning duties? I gather myself, an imperfect bride, for the trip. I view trees in autumn attire... Continue Reading →
Bloom as I take root on this plane may I receive the healing light of all that is divine may heaven meet earth through me to transmute the crusted fear that traps me in brambles may I grow my destiny without ego mind may I fully trust the divine order that teaches only love may I... Continue Reading →
I've been releasing a lot of old pain lately, so suddenly today I wondered what I would write about! Poetry is so healing. Is pain the poet? Out of Darkness, Light emerges.