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Inward/Outward

Link: Inward/Outward – This is what happens in a poetry circle…I think this is so beautifully stated…

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on February 23, 2016 at 09:58PM)

Thanks to WordSPA supporter and poetry buddy Mary Carson for bringing home from LONDON a flyer that she got announcing poetry and prayer at WESTMINSTER Abbey. They were praying with poems as various as those written by George Herbert and Seamus Heaney. Says Mary as she hands it to me…”You…

Reading an Anthology of Chinese Poems of the Sung Dynasty, I Pause To Admire the Length and…

Link: Reading an Anthology of Chinese Poems of the Sung Dynasty, I Pause To Admire the Length and… – What a terrific gathering we had today at Cuyahoga County Public Library! kudos to Laurie Kincer for inviting me to lead a circle on Billy Collins’ poems. We called the session…

Parker J. Palmer

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Wordspa – Spirituality, Poetry, and Appreciation

Link: Wordspa – Spirituality, Poetry, and Appreciation – I am told that there are often no shows at these events, so if you’d really like to be part of the mindful poetry and writing program on Sunday at the Fairview Park branch of CPPL, and you get a notice that…

Event Detail – Cuyahoga County Public Library

Link: Event Detail – Cuyahoga County Public Library – Ready to beat the winter blahs? If you are in the Greater Cleveland area, come join us for this free program!

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on February 14, 2016 at 11:23PM)

Welcome to new like Aysha Mahmoud. We are glad to have you in the conversation, and hope to see your thoughtful comments on the poems when they are posted.

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on February 14, 2016 at 09:47AM)

Go out into the weather-beaten world where straw men lean on frozen fields and find the cardinal’s scarlet flash of wing, a winter heart, a feathered hope. Without a camera or a memory, we travel these old country roads, turn corners like the pages of a book, enchanted by the…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on February 10, 2016 at 06:12PM)

As seekers and Christians (and even some Muslims who stand in solidarity with Christians–see link below–celebrate Lent, starting the pilgrimage of 40 days, I offer this invitation for reflection. You, darkness, of whom I am born – I love you more than the flame that limits the world to the…

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on February 09, 2016 at 08:02PM)

Dear friends, I found myself reading this poem over and over, drawn to it, but not quite at ease with it, and wondering especially about the last line. I hope that some of you will comment on it…I’d like some partners in coming to terms with this poem. Note too…