Category Archives: Poetry and Coaching

A Poem Share

Hello!  I would like to share this poem so we can talk about it: POEMS OF THE ONE WORLD This morning the beautiful white heron was floating along above the water and then into the sky of this the one … Continue reading

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Finding your Inner Peacock

migrating birds —- fields of pampas grass show the way Kristen Deming What are the unspoken messages that are influencing our way forward? What did we choose to listen to? Who went before us? Do we say if only I … Continue reading

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Poem analyzed: The Night House

The Night House Every day the body works in the fields of the world Mending a stone wall Or swinging a sickle through the tall grass- The grass of civics, the grass of money- And every night the body curls … Continue reading

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the inner tide

The following is an excerpt from an interview of a Catholic priest in a book called Leading from within by San Intrator and Megan Scribner.  but, it could of just as easily been by a monk, a teacher, a parent, … Continue reading

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Blue Amongst the Poppies

Blue Amongst the Poppies I can see the slightest of breath amongst the leaves almost imperceptible. It fills me with the awe of unknown forces, changing the inner landscape. A shift, like when the sun rises and changes the cold … Continue reading

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Nature’s fragrance

Nature’s Fragrance Lifts into the air And is tossed about By soft breezes Above the meadow. My eyes, as well, tumble and roll across the green and yellow grasses resting on this flower or that. How and where do you … Continue reading

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If I lie down, I’ll be done for

If I lie down, I’ll be done for an ailing animal desperately staying standing all day long It’s been that kind of day in the world, my dear Ko Un Lingering winter snow is a holy thing Larchtrees all bare … Continue reading

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Haiku

I give you a few haiku or short poems that come from listening to the wind and sea: _______ I am swept away by the wind The waves tell me I belong Over and over again. _________ A kingfisher calls … Continue reading

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Release your Inner Peacock

If only human beings could … be more reverent toward their own fruitfulness…our enjoyment of it is so indescribably beautiful and rich only because it is full of inherited memories of the engendering and birthing of millions. Rainer Maria Rilke … Continue reading

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Release Your Inner Peacock

Thoughts on a Poem/Haiku” Rowing with one oar I lost that oar For the first time I looked round at the wide stretch of water. Ko Un Such a beautiful and simple poem. I felt the experience, oh I have … Continue reading

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