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WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 24, 2016 at 03:56PM)

Welcome to new LIKE Jane Blabolil! We are happy to have you join the conversation. Feel free to comment on the poems as they are posted. Many folks choose their favorite line, but other comments are welcome as well. We are lucky to have a poetry community, and we’re glad…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 23, 2016 at 10:41PM)

Tired and hungry, late in the day, impelled to leave the house and search for what might lift me back to what I had fallen away from, I stood by the shore waiting. I had walked in the silent woods: the trees withdrew into their secrets. Dusk was smoothing breadths…

Wendell Berry On How To Be A Poet And A Complete Human Being, by Maria Popova

Link: Wendell Berry On How To Be A Poet And A Complete Human Being, by Maria Popova – http://ift.tt/1ZIrFBr

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 20, 2016 at 12:15AM)

The Second Music Now I understand that there are two melodies playing, one below the other, one easier to hear, the other lower, steady, perhaps more faithful for being less heard yet always present. When all other things seem lively and real, this one fades. Yet the notes of it…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 19, 2016 at 10:17PM)

Snow, blessed snow, comes out of the sky like bleached flies. The ground is no longer naked. The ground has on its clothes. The trees poke out of sheets and each branch wears the sock of God. There is hope. There is hope everywhere. I bite it. Someone once said:…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 17, 2016 at 09:27PM)

Woods I wish to grow dumber, to slip deep into woods that grow blinder with each step I take, til the fingers let go of their numbers and the hands are finally ignorant as paws. Unable to count the petals, I will not know who loves me who loves me…

What’s Your Favorite Poem?

Link: What’s Your Favorite Poem? – thanks to Joan Reidy for bringing this to my attention!

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 13, 2016 at 01:59PM)

Well, there’s snow here in Ohio! I am calling on any photographers who want to support the WordSPA ministries to share photos of winter wonder, snow humor and snow persons, lights in winter windows, birds at feeders, ice dripping, snowy paths…you get the idea. And if you have any wonderful…

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 10, 2016 at 01:54PM)

Have you heard that you can use the drop down button on the “liked” function above to decide to see the WordSPA Poems that you love as priorities on your newsfeed. Checking default or “see this first” helps to solve the problem of never having WordSPA poems show up on…

Paul Muldoon — A Conversation with Verse

Link: Paul Muldoon — A Conversation with Verse – One of my New Year’s resolutions was to listen more consistently to On Being with Krista Tippett. Her radio interviews are thought provoking, and because of how she chooses her guests, I find them very nourishing. Below I share the link…