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Honoring William Stafford’s poem, “A Ritual to Read to Each Other”

This Glosa series was written using the five stanzas of William Stafford’s poem “A Ritual to Read to Each Other”.

If you don’t know the kind of person I am  2,470 more words


In Our Own Backyard - for D'versepoets

I think if I ever go looking for my hearts desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard, because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.”  -  300 more words

People, Places, And Things

We Each Powerin' a Loop, Formin' Whatever Got Our Vote

Sittin’ here thinkin’ on how I done just had the joy
of cheerin’ another mother’s high school son
durin’ a weekend of crewin’ fiends testin’ their real McCoy… 686 more words


The Killer Liaison

Photo: R U Safe

Love him as you would hate
your enemy, feed what you ate,
like a mother bird feeds her babes.
Sleep with him wide awake. 145 more words


You Keep Pedaling, n' I Promise Those Gears'll Shift

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way- in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.”   ~ Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities… 895 more words



There is power in knowledge we say.

Hands sunk into pages,

curling under typography and quill scratch

to drag out the secrets

someone else left behind. 59 more words


The Word-Seed Be Sayin’ I am the Sacred Mountain


Below is a video/recording of the author reading this Spoken Word piece.


Ok, you just cool out ’cause we about t’ talk somethin’ controversial here. 955 more words