Spring by Rumi

Again, the violet bows to the lily.Again, the rose is tearing off her gown!The green ones have come from the other world,tipsy like the breeze up to some new foolishness.Again, near the top of the mountainthe anemone’s sweet features appear.The hyacinth speaks formally to the jasmine,“Peace be with you.” “And peace to you, lad!Come walk … Continue reading Spring by Rumi

For Calling The Spirit Back~by Joy Harjo Put down that bag of potato chips, that white bread, that bottle of pop. Turn off that cellphone, computer, and remote control. Open the door, then close it behind you. Take a breath offered by friendly winds. They travel the Earth gathering essences of plants to clean. Give … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Look to this day, For it is life, The very life of life. In its brief course lie all The realities and verities of existence, The bliss of growth, The splendor of action, The glory of power-- For yesterday is but a dream, And tomorrow is only a vision, But today, well lived, Makes every … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Home – 2013

angry words stab like a sword get out of my face a quiet anger vitriolic haunting please yourself a fine line between love and hate you ripped my heart out my lover my tormentor how could you be so cruel? shattered broken humiliated I didn't deserve this with clenched fist and gnashed teeth no longer … Continue reading Home – 2013

If Your Love Hurts You, Let Go

Leave if your love hurts you. Leave if it is always more pain than it is joy. Contrary to what they’ll tell you, Love does not make the world spin around. You can want someone, baby. You can want them until you’re raw. That kind of longing can turn you into water after a live … Continue reading If Your Love Hurts You, Let Go