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V. The Story of Iron John...

The societies, religions, and histories of mankind are abound with myths and stories ranging from the fantastical tales of Tolkien to the folklore of the Brothers Grimm. 3,399 more words


9 June 2018

In the process of writing,  your energy gradually begins appearing
in every line;   eventually the lines don’t resemble anyone else’s
because they are all composed of your energy.

– Robert Bly


Life as a Cinder-Biter

“Norwegians at that time lived in long communal houses, not unlike the houses of the West Coast Indians . . . It turned out that young men would sometimes lie down in that space between the fire and the ash pile, and stay there two or three years . 539 more words


Dailies 5/16/18

~TRIBRACH Poetry Diary~

I got caught out during a tornado yesterday. I’m still freaked–not used to these in CT–driving on the highway during one is pretty scary (could only see water in waves on windshield vague lights of cars in front of one, and oh! 401 more words

Transparency in Action

by Jay Ramsay

It occurs to me again today that the task for poetry couldn’t be clearer where poets are choosing to bring their work into the field of social justice and (as Andrew Harvey would say, with utmost relevance) ‘sacred activism’. 395 more words


Breaking Into Blossom

Seeing The Eclipse in Maine

by Robert Bly

It started about noon.  On top of Mount Batte,
We were all exclaiming.  Someone had a cardboard… 535 more words


MORE THAN TRUE: The Wisdom of Fairy Tales by Robert Bly

National Book Award-winning poet and author of the internationally best-selling Iron John, Robert Bly revisits a selection of fairy tales and examines how these enduring narratives capture the essence of human nature. 237 more words