Grace

This poem is included in an article I wrote for Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry (https://phoebemd.com/2020/03/21/grief-healing-through-poetry/). The article is based on my poetry podcast Grief: Fire and Ice (https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/grief-fire-and-ice/). Grace the leaves have fallen and stomped to dust I am laid bare, exposed to wind my limbs, brittle, still pleading for a meal of sun... Continue Reading →

Poetry Podcast – Seeking Light: Mindful Presence

Hello, everyone, I have a new memoir up on my poetry podcast called Seeking Light: Mindful Presence. This memoir reveals how poets seek light, the mindful presence, in their poetry.  Being present to the NOW fosters insights and promotes healing. https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/seeking-light-mindful-presence/ “Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul”     https://meelosmom.podbean.com/ (If you have the Podbean app,... Continue Reading →

Cocoons

Rice cooks, sheaths burst, steam rises for sacral birth.   Seeds hold life released by light. Flowers unfold deep soul in germination.   Such is life as it unfolds From seed to crypt. Genesis is not kind. We break free of the organ & in the pain of delivery, engage in battle.   A crust... Continue Reading →

Dolphin

  Though the seas rage green, You breathe into each wave, Riding the vast, fearless, Sinking into the primordial dimensions Of creative surge With child-like wonder, Playful and joyous. Instinct seeks its tribe. Together, you are valiant in battle, Guarding and protecting Even the stranger. Your laughter, a lifeline For those lost to peace, Gasping... Continue Reading →

Heartfelt

Heartfelt Love is sacred energy Shared for transmutation. Give so that you may receive; Receive so that you may give. Bounty has no dam. Kindness circles back to its source, for  Its path is not that of an aimless arrow  Slicing the air to hit an unseen target Into the middle of nowhere. Love flows... Continue Reading →

Grace

This poem is included in an article I wrote for Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry (https://phoebemd.com/2020/03/21/grief-healing-through-poetry/). The article is based on my poetry podcast Grief: Fire and Ice (https://meelosmom.podbean.com/e/grief-fire-and-ice/). Grace the leaves have fallen and stomped to dust I am laid bare, exposed to wind my limbs, brittle, still pleading for a meal of sun... Continue Reading →

New Audio: This Sand

The original post of this poem was March 18, 2018. My delivery style is inspired by the poet David Whyte. Copyright ©2018/03/31 Barbara Harris Leonhard@extraordinarysunshineweaver.wordpress.com Image: “Sands of Time” digital art ©Martha Harris See Martha's Artistic Flarings @artisticflarings.blog  

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