Two announcements are made in this post about a new poetry volume and the nature photography of Donna L. Turner. Preview the poetry and pictures here.
Puzzling over the massive delusions rampant in our populace, I have written many pages of analysis counseling the reader to Check What You Believe, but, too many words; words too limited. I am choosing the wisdom of sparse, poetic lines to aid contemplation. Comments help with this one after you read it.
I am glad to have awakened to a fuller celebration of this season as Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. Years ago I began to feel there is more to the holidays than the collection of beautiful traditions around Christmas. My poem … Continued
It seems with our current capacities to observe the vast universe as well as impossibly tiny particles, that people have never before been so aware of our ambiguous status in reality. To the vast universe we are impossibly tiny. To … Continued
Is darkness asserting over Bodies of the groping climbers Venturing into wilderness Lawns of I-got-mine’rs? Do the brutal grabs Of ice defenders Tear the baby from the breast And cage her worse than crime? Buy more perfume dispensers To breathe … Continued
Many call this season Advent. It’s about something happening and yet not completely here; knowing something good which has been promised will come. We know things are not completely as they should be, but we can imagine something better. At … Continued
Here is the short art film of the poem expressed in spontaneous drawings featured in September. I wrote the poem in September, 2011, during the process of major personal losses, moving to a less desirable environment and facing the mystery … Continued
Four months ago a short, simple poem emerged from my early morning meditations and started me building this mixed media image which I finished just in time for the New Year. I had been contemplating my progression in life and … Continued