"The Invitation" by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“There are lovers content with longing.
I’m not one of them.”

I came across the above Rumi quote, for the first time, today. I love it and I think it could serve as an epigram for another poem I recently came across called “The Invitation” by a Canadian poet, I’d never heard of before, named Oriah Mountain Dreamer. 1,034 more words

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The Invitation

Somewhat linked to the post I just put out T Re: Growing and Changing

One of my favourite poems is The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. 441 more words


The Invitation

Sometimes, as an artist, as soon as you see something you know you need to paint it. This has happened twice in my life now. The first time, was in August 2015, driving into Jasper (Rocky Mountains, Alberta) and I saw “ 700 more words

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The Invitation

Today I’ll be sharing one of my favorite poems: The Invitation¬†by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. It’s a perfectly lovely and meaningful poem that speaks to the very depths of my soul. 505 more words


The Invitation

The Invitation

By Oriah Mountain Dreamer

It doesn’t interest me
what you do for a living.
I want to know
what you ache for
and if you dare to dream… 403 more words


Why Not?

“My mother sacrificed her freedom at the altar of security. She paid the price in shame.”

My mother wrote this line about my grandmother. I look up and back to the prior generations and see reflections of my rebellion. 400 more words