SHORT POEMS: “For the Children (from In the Unknown)” about poetry…

“For the Children (from In the Unknown)”   Pavement side, a mother and child and a poet’s footsteps exactly coincide: she’s saying to him ‘birds live in trees, and squirrels…’ as we pass, and I can’t resist ‘…and poets’, I add, as her sentence hangs still deep in my one-handed text to you about how…

SPRING POEMS: “Against the gently flowing spring morning” by Shih Shu

“Against the gently flowing spring morning”   Against the gently flowing spring morning the arrogant rattle of a passing coach peach blossoms beckon from the distant village willow branches caress the shoulder of my pond as bream and carp flash their golden scales and mated ducks link embroidered wings the poet stares about: this way,…

POEMS: “How to Be a Poet” by Wendell Berry

“How to Be a Poet”   (To remind myself) i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, reading, knowledge, skill — more of each than you have — inspiration, work, growing older, patience, for patience joins time to eternity. Any readers who like your poems, doubt their…

POEMS: “Word tumbling” (about poetry)

Word Tumbling Every word is wordless in its Source; and no word can ever speak the Truth. But the poet’s words keep tumbling out of Silence like snowflakes falling unbidden from the sky, landing for one brief instant before melting.   Dorothy Hunt Word Tumbling

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on “entertainment”

The degree to which people have evolved is instantly revealed through what they call entertainment and ‘fun’. What do you call ‘entertainment’? What do you describe as being ‘fun’? How do you spend your free time? How do you spend your entertainment dollars? How much television do you watch? How many movies do you see? What…

Quote from Neale Donald Walsch: “Art begs you to notice it”…..

   Art begs you to notice it. Why? Because art is God’s way of saying hello. So pay attention to poetry. Pay attention to music. Pay attention to paintings and sculptures and photo exhibits and ballets and plays. Don’t let all this go unnoticed. Your world is shouting out to you, revealing something intrinsically glorious…

MICRO-POETRY POEMS: “Poetry” (“Poesía”)

  “Poetry”   A canvas, Filled with color, Emotions and thoughts… Painted with words! Amira     “Poesía”   Un lienzo Lleno de color, Emociones y pensamientos… Pintado con palabras!   Amira