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WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on March 23, 2016 at 09:26PM)

As spring begins, this might be a timely reminder, and a chance to choose a favorite line or phrase… The Happiest Day by Linda Pastan It was early May, I think a moment of lilac or dogwood when so many promises are made it hardly matters if a few are…

FAITH

Link: FAITH – As we come up on a holy week for Christians, and anticipate Passover, and the turning of the seasons toward Spring, which is a time of reflection for all Seekers, I wanted to share David Whyte’s poem Faith, which has been beautifully rendered for a moment of…

Jane Hirshfield on What Inspires Her Poetry

Link: Jane Hirshfield on What Inspires Her Poetry – Here is a lovely 3 minutes that will probably make you feel happy to breathing the same air and sharing the planet with this woman…

Parker J. Palmer

Link: Parker J. Palmer – 3 minutes on the role of the poet in society…worth your time, poetry lovers!

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on March 17, 2016 at 10:00PM)

Today’s poem may call out to those who observe Holy Week and are familiar with the story and symbolism of Jesus’ temptation in the desert…. Creature comforts And why not? All you have to do is Give up a few rocks These sun-baked stones That burn your hands and cut…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on March 16, 2016 at 02:56PM)

Would love to hear your comments…I’m guessing it’s all in the title! what do you think? Teaching Poetry to 3rd Graders At recess a boy ran to me with a pink rubber ball and asked if I would kick it to him. He handed me the ball, then turned and…

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

Link: Parker J. Palmer –