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WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 31, 2016 at 08:31PM)

Another amazing poetry circle at centering space yesterday! Our topic was the The Lovely Imperfect: Spirituality of Gratitude. Here is one of the poems that inspired a great deal of reflection: Equinox Another October. The maples have done their slick trick of turning yellow almost overnight; summer’s hazy skies are…

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 29, 2016 at 10:38AM)

This connection between life and poetry delights me. One of my favorite poems to discuss with groups is Under the Vulture Tree, a poem that I find deeply grateful and spiritual. Just today I read that in Lima, Peru, where there is not always enough resources to pick up trash,…

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 29, 2016 at 10:32AM)

Welcome to new LIKE Patti Fish Stephens! So glad to have you in the conversation, and we hope you will be an active participant!

WordSpa Photo Update (Posted to Facebook on January 27, 2016 at 10:00PM)

We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry. – William Butler Yeats Photo graciously contributed by Carole Calladine.

WordSpa Update (Posted to Facebook on January 26, 2016 at 07:46PM)

Thanks to Joan Reidy for turning me on to this site, which some of you may enjoy as well…famous people asked about their favorite poem. Here’s John Green’s interesting answer. I love John Green! JOHN GREEN: I find it impossible to pick a single favorite poem, but the first one…

ACROSTIC

Link: ACROSTIC – Spend a few minutes this week noodling around with this fun way to write a poem based on a single word. I used Learned, and though I don’t think of myself as a poet, the exercise was fun, easy, and as good as a journal entry! And…

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…