Category: poetry

PAD – April 2019

I am participating in the Poetic Asides annual Poem a Day challenge. I’ve done it in the past, but for some reason, skipped last year. It’s great writing exercise and gives me food for thought about poetry in general, and my engagement in particular….

The Creative Spirit Freed

Never Stop Dreaming

You have made art in some magical form.The thing you made is ready to sell.Excitement pounds! Gallops, if you will,stirring the heart and mindto unnamed and unnameable possibilities.Think of the thrill, the accolades, the glory! But, wait! What if your brilliant creationfalls flat, has…

A creation story

Apple Blossoms

  God created people in his own image. What an amazing thought. The Spirit that permeates every molecule of creation is in us as much as it is in the nurturing soil that brings forth food, the flowing streams that give life to all,…

Monday Musings

Poetry

  BRIGHT IDEASMy bright ideasare in stacks of notebooks.Articles, stories, essays… begun but never finished. Now it’s doc after docin a folder called “works in progress,”yet they never do, progress, I mean.Why do I hold onto these tarnished gems?Beats me.Perhaps they are like children,waiting to…

Tree of Peace

Plant a tree of peace

Our minister played this during worship today. I thought it was so beautiful I wanted to share it. The song was adapted from a Quaker poem, “Oh Brother Man.” The rendition  below was adapted by Gwyneth Walker. Read more about Walker here. O Brother…

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