The Unwrapping

The Unwrapping

The gift has been given and only awaits its unwrapping. Each momentary miracle, like when that precious blue jay lands in my mind and then appears in the fountain. When I envision my dream house and realize I already live in it. When my lover becomes my very self. Its...
Celebrate the Ouch

Celebrate the Ouch

Celebrate the Ouch. Dance with disappointment even as it steps on your toes. Those times when you are caught like a fly in a web, the pain liquifying your heart, sucking away your life force. Relish the loss. Make it the fuel for the flame that burns within. That...
It’s Enough

It’s Enough

It is enough to simply walk the dog on a spring morning when ice cracks beneath your feet and the sun blazes through broken clouds. It’s enough to sit and eat your breakfast, the oats and banana sweet on your tongue. No need for the mind to churn, trying to create...
Be Foolish

Be Foolish

Read a poem to an audience while your voice and hands shake with fear. Give that coin to the homeless man who will likely buy drugs. Tell your friend you love her even as the air shimmers with awkwardness. Let the wind blow your hair into a rat’s nest, the sun burn...
Free Audiobook

Free Audiobook

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