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Memory is Feeling

Memory Is Feeling

Some months ago, I wrote a few brief remarks to share for the memorial service marking one year since my Mom’s passing, and while preparing to deliver the remarks, I recorded myself reciting them in order to review them before the service. 929 more words


Souls are flying ...

©Aliana Alani 2015

Souls are flying -

Soaring like newborn angels

High into the heavens.

Who are we to say

How or when they fly? 48 more words

Our World

Poetic Musings...

                                                                                                             ©Aliana Alani 2015

Soft in the light I wander

Angels hovering – waiting, protecting

‘To be or not to be’ sing the strains of Hamlet… 28 more words

The Human Spirit

The Fulfillment of Life

Michelangelo Buonarroti – The Dream of Human Life

Writing about “Life,” or rendering artistically the everyday scenes of our temporal existence goes on all the time in every culture and it has become commonplace in our time to read about or to see the results of those efforts everywhere we go. 1,399 more words


Photo Friday: Deep Inside

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. 23 more words


The Long Silence

It’s been a long ten days since my last blog post.

I’ve written. Oh, I’ve certainly written. I spend my days reading and fiendishly writing. But when it comes to posting anything, well, the world seems so full of news and disaster and commentary that I need to fall silent. 508 more words

Upside Down Kingdom

From Morning Light To The Next Liquid Night

As the morning light bestows its first sweet caress,
It stirs my waking dream to life,
Loosening the reluctant grasp of
Yesterday’s liquid night;
The stillness of the dark water, 133 more words