I Know Why

When our hearts and minds cannot wrap around reality, poetry allows a pathway to find the way through to a broader place. A place where words, feelings, imagery and meaning intermingle acting as hope, healing balm, and help to the soul’s cry for understanding. I believe poetry, music, and all creative endeavors- painting, drawing, sculptingContinue reading “I Know Why”

What The Rose Knows

  One year ago today I wrote about the lesson I learned from the beautiful peach rose at the end of our walkway. Today, the post, which I shared on my blog, showed up in my Facebook feed and I read my own words from exactly one year ago. Ironically, I had just come inContinue reading “What The Rose Knows”

When You Are Screaming on the Inside

    I was walking along the road with two friends – the sun was setting – suddenly the sky turned blood red – I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence – there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city – my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety –Continue reading “When You Are Screaming on the Inside”

A Midsummer’s Day Dream (Soul Weariness)

  Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer. From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:1-2 I’m sitting here at this keyboard today, facing sunshine streaming in my windows. Facing the end ofContinue reading “A Midsummer’s Day Dream (Soul Weariness)”