Sit a little while and drink with me i would pour you a glass of poetry tall and clear with intent may it taste ~ of all the summers that you were young and free enough to graze your knees and elbows in the theatre of play ~ of that first strawberry-sweet kiss that formed your heart … Continue reading Slainte
Kerry is hosting at Toads. Greetings to all! Today is the day we put the "mini' back into the Sunday Mini-Challenge, and return to the option of form poetry. The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all … Continue reading who looks?
Two nights ago I was fortunate to see Rising Appalachia live in Glasgow. I have followed their journey from afar for some years and have taught a version of a traditional West African song called Sunu in my drum classes, which they have recorded so beautifully....so this was a special night for me. They did … Continue reading find your way
Tonight it is my turn to host Poetics over at dVerse and my prompt is to write a Blessing Poem. Here is my second. May the wind at your back carry with it the hopes and dreams of all your tomorrows May the rain that falls wash the sorrows and pains from all of … Continue reading a blessing
Tonight it is my turn to host Poetics over at dVerse and my prompt is to write a Blessing Poem There is a flow a kind of unfolding a wave like thing that will if you step aside from it and from yourself proceed outwardly and inwardly at once it brings … Continue reading Grace
Marian hosts the Tuesday platform at Real Toads this morning offering a wonderfully inspiring read by Patti Smith. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSLjYScyaBo Good Tuesday morning, poets and poetry lovers. This video gave me a serious case of the goosebumps. Click and be inspired! Please link up and share a poem with us, and visit to read the writing … Continue reading anam cara
grieving for that which i had let go of and never knew i had let go of until now grieving for time i cannot get back as i never knew i had given it away until now grieving for a dream that somehow could have been but was not … Continue reading Music Medicine