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Just Read It: Or How I Learned To Love The Poem

April is National Poetry Month. I am not a poetry reader. So in honor of NPM, I decided to branch outside of my comfort zone a little and see if there really is poetry out there for everyone (I heard a rumor that there is)! 1,510 more words

Poetry Month: Day 16 - Denise Levertov

To Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being – Denise Levertov

Birds afloat in air’s current,
sacred breath? No, not breath of God, 83 more words

Fiction In Review

It's a Dog's World & Then Some

It’s still April, which means it’s still National Poetry Month.

Since I love, love, love poetry — but know my limitations when it comes to writing it — I thought I’d share a couple of poems from  453 more words

The Thread

Denise Levertov wrote this lovely poem that reminds me that there is something invisible that keeps us on track. I cannot see it, but I feel the thread and, when I listen quietly, I hear the call. 197 more words

Teacher As Transformer

Denise Levertov: Caedmon (National Poetry Month)

From Breathing the Water (1987).

All others talked as if

talk were a dance.

Clodhopper I, with clumsy feet

would break the gliding ring.

Early I learned to… 137 more words


Running: A Love Story

I don’t see myself as a runner. I don’t have the stretchy body that real runners have or a deep need to push myself off the cliff of my physical abilities. 759 more words


Tiny Resurrections: Easter Sunrise 2015 (sermon)

The loss has been real. The darkness. Its apparent permanence. Hope cruelly stolen.

Two millennia ago, we could not speak in the past tense, as we do now. 578 more words

Unitarian Universalism