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August 27, 2014

newspaper bedding
laid out for worms to rest in
rich soil in process

© Amanda Stemen – 2014

So Hey...

no, you do not get to tell
me what to do any more…
if there is a time I wish
to dance in silvery flashes of… 148 more words

mountain poem . . .

a poem on mountains . . .

Go to the mountains

let them


you in

Go to the ocean

let it

beat you down…

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Watering the flowers

“People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong… Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?”

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The Workshop Experience

Well, I did it. I survived a workshop with one the best contemporary realist painters alive.

I walked into the workshop about 30 minutes early and the seats were already mostly filled and Morgan was already speaking about his process. 744 more words

A song of wisdom

This is a lovely painting by my friend Sylvia Bower. For me, it embodies these beautiful verses from the Dhammapada:

NEVER REST IN ONE PLACE. 37 more words