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Word Cloud: HEARTBEAT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD

Heartbeat. The drum of human life. No matter who we are, where we were born, or how we live, it is the rhythm of each of our lives. 2,561 more words

Poetry

Open Your Whole Self

Our final lectio divina comes from the poet Joy Harjo. Drawing on her Native American heritage, Harjo’s poem brings to life our connection to the larger whole. 163 more words

Unitarian Universalism

Release

“I release you, my beautiful and terrible

fear, I release you . . . .”

(from “I Give You Back” by Joy Harjo)

Poetry

STRANGE FRUIT

Hi, everyone. We talked about Joy Harjo and her poem “strange fruit” in class. When I saw the title I automatically started thinking about a famous Billie Holidays' song that I had heard many times. 468 more words

Dailies 10/8/17: after a storm, an elegy for Waveland, morning in the burbs, questions, rain

W.S. Merwin – Just Now

In the morning as the storm begins to blow away
the clear sky appears for a moment and it seems to me… 153 more words

Short story: The Test by Olga Werby, listened to on the 600 Second Saga podcast, from October 2017. Recommended.

Poem: Perhaps the World Ends Here by Joy Harjo, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from October 2017. 31 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo

“Everyone laughed at the impossibility of it,

but also the truth.  Because who would believe

the fantastic and terrible story of all of our survival… 18 more words

Poetry