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Restful Day

It was my favorite weather yesterday, cool, clouds with some relaxing sprinkles. Perfect to rest and recharge. Enjoy. Restful Day Listening to the rain tap on the saw-tooth oak leaves. Soft dapples of sound surround. The white sky so perfect, … Continue reading

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Full Flower Moon

This tea wisdom inspired a poem on the full moon, the full Flower Moon of May. Last year, I put together a protection pouch for my car. It came in handy last weekend when my car was stolen and promptly … Continue reading

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What if We Spoke in Birdsong?

I held off this poem every time the Rose-breasted Grosbeak sang through my window today because I was busy. The poem was worth the wait and a good reflection on my intent busyness. Enjoy! What if We Spoke in Birdsong? … Continue reading

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Wood Fired Sauna on Retreat

In posting all the poems written on retreat, I can see my progress of relaxing and coming back to myself. In this poem, I even show up by name. There is a reason sauna have been around for centuries. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Skylight Spring Morning

The next several poems came to be at The Christine Center on a Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda retreat with Andrea Russell. This poem came from our morning meditating lying down looking up at a beautiful skylight right above me. There were … Continue reading

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Grounding Vibration Bowl

If you have never tried sound therapy, give it a whirl. We are mostly water so our body, mind, and spirit responds to ripples of tuned sound. Pictured here I am standing in a “grounding bowl” after a sound therapy … Continue reading

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A Good Ol’ Moon Soak

We had clear sky for the full moon last night. Moon crept around the house until directly shining in the window where I sleep. It is incredible how bright and big moonlight can be. The Christmas poem “The Night Before … Continue reading

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Frost Clean Hope

For every minute of the new year three days in, we have been immersed in a beautiful frost fog, every surface bejeweled with hoarfrost. I thought this poem was going to be about natures glory and it ended up exploring … Continue reading

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Magic Brew

During that hand-off between autumn and winter, it is often a damp cold. This seems the coldest of colds as it penetrates into your own body-water. A wet cold day is perfect for a mug of hot tea or even … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Listen to the Wind

This poem came after several hard days, long days at work. I just needed nature and no man-made stimulation. Luckily, the wind blew all night. Laying awake with that bit of moon light and the wind, was good medicine. Enjoy … Continue reading

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