In preparation for the launch of his debut poetry collection, Nature Speaks of Love and Sorrow, Jeff Flesch and I will be hosting a special Zoom … Invite to a special event with EIF and Jeff Flesch! A fellow poet with Ingrid Wilson’s highly successful publishing company, Experiments in Fiction. Join Jeff’s party and enjoy... Continue Reading →
I just published a new podcast episode which explores the grief and loss we are experiencing mainly due to the current pandemic and social upheaval. Our wellness is at stake, and those with pre-existing conditions are vulnerable. How can we maintain good health and navigate our grief when we experience loss of loved ones and... Continue Reading →
To honor Valentine’s Day, I created a podcast called Cupid Sings the Blues on my Podbean podcast .... Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul. Why is Cupid sad? Tune in to find out. You will hear poems by rivrvlogr (one of our fellow WordPress Poets), Robert Burns, Ben Jonson, and myself. The episode is under... Continue Reading →
I have another episode up on my Podbean podcast, Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul. This podcast episode is about grief and in particular, my grief over my mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s. I describe grief and the havoc Alzheimer’s wreaks on its victims, especially Mom. In addition to my poems, I include a poem by... Continue Reading →
I revised this poem since putting it up in FREE VERSE REVOLUTION. I’m Still not certain it is finished. Is any poem? What Mother Needs: Time to Heal We are all one kind, one child in the eyes of our wondrous Mother. Our Mother’s lungs are shared by all; we all breathe the same air.... Continue Reading →
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 →
This is the poem I plan to read at an event to honor Women’s History Month. Our Mother Earth is crying. May she heal, and may we all heal.
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 →
At this time of year, when winter sets in and asks us to reflect on our lives, we may feel depressed and hopeless. This is the time of year when we face ourselves, for spiritual hibernation is required to lay the groundwork for new seed in the spring. Despair can be dangerous, but as long as we realize we are in this together, maybe we can all get survive this holy study of soul.