Category Archives: Poetry by others

The Free Fall ~ by Helen Zingarella

Oh dearest Life may I be clay in your hands responsible for only this: To come back to rest in the Heart. Trillions of times I reached out trying to hold myself at any of your gifts but you are … Continue reading

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The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Wild God – by Tom Hirons

Sometimes a wild god comes to the table. He is awkward and does not know the ways Of porcelain, of fork and mustard and silver. His voice makes vinegar from wine. When the wild god arrives at the door, You … Continue reading

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The Thing Is.. by Ellen Bass

“The Thing Is” from Mules of Love to love life, to love it even when you have no stomach for it and everything you’ve held dear crumbles like burnt paper in your hands, your throat filled with the silt of … Continue reading

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Everything is Waiting for You by David Whyte

Your great mistake is to act the drama as if you were alone. As if life were a progressive and cunning crime with no witness to the tiny hidden transgressions. To feel abandoned is to deny the intimacy of your … Continue reading

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This Flower Alone by Lyla June Johnson

This flower alone, which at once is beauty is rooted in beauty and whose petals reach out to beauty This flower alone, whose quiet song is drowned by the blasts and by the evening news of the modern world (but … Continue reading

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Go To The Limits Of Your Longing –

“Go to the Limits of Your Longing” from the Book Of Hours by Rainer Maria Rilke
 translation by Joanna Macy + Anita Barrows God speaks to each of us as he makes us,
 then walks with us silently out of … Continue reading

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