Category Archives: beauty

Dog days

This challenge, to write about an animal companion, was posted by Linda Lee Lyberg in Poetics  at the D’Verse Poets Pub. I have to admit I loved Scooter’s presence, but pets are dependents who never grow-up and move away, until they die, which sucks.  … Continue reading

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Beloved Mentor, Guide, Poet

In Memoriam: Mary Oliver (September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019)   She stamped her voice on the cry of the wild geese and now her words come back to guide me whenever their call spirals heavenward or wild wings … Continue reading

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Beauty, Awe and Gratitude Become One

Thanks to Frank J. Tassone at the d’Verse Poets Pub for suggesting we write a haibun exploring one of the myriad things for which we feel gratitude. I’m always pondering the whys and wherefores of our human sense of aesthetics.  … Continue reading

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Attendant to Enquiry

Laura Bloomsbury has directed us to muse on the power of rhetorical questions.  She’s cleverly set the entire d’Verse Poets Pub to answering, rather than posing, such questions in order to see for ourselves where such enquiries might lead. Asking, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Describing Abstraction Concretely

Beauty Always Pierces   Beauty always pierces through the breastbone like an angel’s arrow angling down, gliding through tissue, splicing spine.  I could die of pleasure, transported, but where to go that’s better than this world, where every pebble, puddle, … Continue reading

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