Poetry

The Tower

2016-10-23

I’ve been recording and meditating on my dreams a lot lately. This poem came from one of those dreams.
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Ember Turns 3

2016-08-29

I’m still reveling in my morning poetry time. The thing I love most about taking this time to read/write poetry is that it allows me to linger in that dreamlike space before filling my mind with thoughts about the day. And once I have a poem in mind, it can hold me in that space and serve as a reminder throughout the day, to return to that place of quiet reverence. Ember turned 3 on Saturday and amidst all the celebration,
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Parallel

2016-08-19

Another poem emerges from my sacred morning time…
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White Butterfly

2016-07-11

I debated for a while whether or not I should share this poem. It’s very personal and I feel it comes from a sacred place. I wasn’t sure if it was meant to be shared, or stay close to my heart—free from outside judgement. I even consulted the I Ching, which brought more confusion. I sometimes find that consulting outer wisdom—as enlightening as it can sometimes be—can also bring you further from your own internal knowing. It’s funny, after
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Not So Very Long Ago

2015-10-07

All One via Everything Golden Blog Today I asked my daughter if she wanted to go for a hike and she looks outside, thinks for a minute and says, ” I want to see the moose. Moose is outside. ” She says this as if the moose is part of our family and this brings me immense joy, because the moose is part of our family. We are all one. One of the reasons I love this place so much and feel so connected
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Who Will Speak?

2015-06-30

Andreas Lie Amazing artwork by: Andreas Lie (You can purchase very affordable prints here.) WHO WILL SPEAK? by: Linda Hogan If all the animals came from the hills, if all the fish came from the rivers, and all the birds came down from the sky we would know our lives, small, somewhere between the mountain and the ant. We would see what we do pass by and return around Earth’s curve. All I know are these rivers, and the air and
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Creativity and the Burnout Factor

2015-06-02

Art Collage via Everything Golden Blog I’ve been feeling really, really burnt-out lately. I’ve been working like a dog and not seeing much payoff. Being a one-woman operation can be exhausting. Don’t get me wrong, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to live my dream, express my vision. I know in my heart that I’ve found my true path, now I worry that I can’t sustain it. Last night I had a dream I was a part of this amazing creative studio. The energy
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Mountain Storms by: Ryan Chandler

2015-05-13

This poem is by my dear cousin Ryan Chandler. I have had the pleasure of getting to know him better in the past few years. We have been able to connect through a love for poetry and he is a very inspired writer himself. Ever so often, he shares his words with me and I’m always blown away. See for yourself… Mountain Storms I watch the rain come down from my window, coffee cooling in my mug, which
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Muse – Patti Smith

2015-03-06

I’m having a little love/crush/affair with Patti Smith. I’m reading her book Just Kids and I’m loving every minute. One of my favorite lines so far…”we loved scouring junk stores for the perfect black turtleneck…” She embodies the style I so appreciate, effortless yet efficacious. She’s the ultimate bohemian! ” I can make my own light shine and darkness too is equally fine.” Patti Smith from her poem Oath.
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Indie

2015-02-23

A poem for my dog.
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