finding direction

day 15 – start-up

I’ve been thinking about poetry again. My Tuesday night conversation with my poetry group reminded me that long ago I had brainstormed a number of questions about poetry. They’ve waited a long time for some kind of answers. It’s time to bring them back into the light. From my notebooks: how to get poetry out […]

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three days in one

Due to a power failure on Tuesday night that extended into Wednesday evening I did not post for two of my self-promised days. So here we go: 12 Tuesday I brainstormed with poets, sharing words of encouragement and exploration. We wondered about the writing of poetry, the rhythm, cadence, sound, word choice and intention. We […]

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day 11 – today’s weather

It’s been alternating between sun, cloud and rain – and it’s been fairly warm. Some plants are starting to wake up. I saw these daffodils starting their slow ascent and felt encouraged. Here spring can come early and has a way of encouraging me. Last year things were similar and then it snowed in February […]

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day 10 – cosmos

The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself. ~ Carl Sagan I started a painting years ago and couldn’t finish. It turns out I was painting the wrong thing. The image below is the top third of the almost finished piece. Full image […]

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day 9 – walk through

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s […]

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