It’s a couple of days later than I hoped; but Saturday just did not seem like a day to be doing this. But today, I am feeling that the world has a place for us again, and this, though not exactly cheery, is a poem for this time of year that haunts me…. The Journey… Continue reading Well, it’s still technically Epiphany (sort of…)
One of my Facebook friends posted this poem the other day – it was wonderful to see it again. A way to live… Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. An all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally,… Continue reading A poem for advent
Tuesdays are busy – and it’s not over yet, so here is a poem I love and that keeps me alert… It’s by Emily Dickinson Tell all the truth Tell all the truth but tell it slant, Success in circuit lies, Too bright for our infirm delight The truth’s superb surprise; As lightning to the… Continue reading A poem
According to the weather app on my phone, its about 10 degrees cooler today! I certainly feel better, and my brain isn’t (quite) so fudgy. So, I can face thinking about stuff again, and this is what has been in my head. Because, what day is not made better by a bit of John Donne.… Continue reading Poetry for (almost) midsummer…
The Leader – Poem by Roger McGough I wanna be the leader I wanna be the leader Can I be the leader? Can I? I can? Promise? Promise? Yippee I’m the leader I’m the leader OK what shall we do?
I have just read this, and absolutely fallen in love with it! So, here is another favourite poem, once more from the amazing Mary Oliver; What can I say? What can I say that I have not said before? So I’ll say it again. The leaf has a song in it. Stone is the face… Continue reading A new favourite poem
Good Friday is not supposed to be an easy day – and it’s not. I don’t know what to do with it, or how to make sense of it. But I am grateful for those whose poetic skills give shape to the chaos. And so two sections of poems. First ll39-56 of The Dream of… Continue reading Grateful for those who provide the words…