Category Archives: life

The elements

#1:  Fire Because fire warms & is the strength of the sun that ultimately nurtures everything, if relationships are elemental, then love is best expressed as fire & must be fed, even as it feeds us. #2:  Earth Matrix of all living, she … Continue reading

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how to make it to 45 (& beyond)

We are not victims, overwhelmed by being; the pure force of life pouring oceans over our heads & us drowning, overwhelmed because of it– No, we have learned how to swim with, over, under & across currents that pull gentler … Continue reading

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messy poem

let’s avoid allusions illusions & pretentiousness I want to write poetry that rolls in the mud & is happy sleeping in sun on the windowsill or drinking in rain like the thirsty dirt I so want to make pies of yes, let’s … Continue reading

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