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the colour of sleep

A stormy wet day here on the west coast, the air drenched with November rain. A good day to work inside, to lay out a quilt using the indigo-dyed fabric from an… 643 more words

Quote of the day: THINK


Think in ways you’ve never thought before.
If the phone rings, think of it as carrying a message
Larger than anything you’ve ever heard, 101 more words

Fire in the Belly

I don’t often review books. But when I do, they are kick-ass books like this one – Iron John: A Book About Men. And the reviews are very short. 417 more words

What Matters at Point Reyes

The other day, I picked up Robert Bly’s Point Reyes Poems, a chapbook first published in the mid-70s.

Bly is best known for Iron John: A Book About Men… 730 more words



The following excerpt is from a prose poem by Robert Bly entitled “Fall” (1962). It reminds me of the farm I grew up on, which is vastly different from the farm I now live on (even though I’m only a quarter-mile northwest). 103 more words

Literary Quotes

October 9, 2017 Monday Night Class: When we realize that we are the flow, everything is possible...

This week’s verse from the Tao Te Ching is a beautiful articulation of feminine wisdom; of the understanding that softening and yielding, of embracing rather than turning away, is a powerful stance for living. 731 more words

Suzin Green Chanting And Meditation

Dailies 10/20/17: "The best poems take long journeys." Poems referencing San Francisco, Kansas, Seattle, New Orleans, & New Haven

Sarah Sarai  – Andy Warhol Left Those Parties by Midnight

You will not wake at 7
tomorrow morning and
start working as I’ve read
he did, will not wonder until… 207 more words