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paradox — living the contradictions

May 23, 2011


For all of my life, I have been on a quest. A quest of sense-making, untangling the mess, insisting there are answers, and demanding that I know them… and that I know them for sure. I worshiped a god of certainty as a clone of my culture. I knew that I could know and depended […]

the power of poetry

May 6, 2011


“I am signaling you through the flames.” “Wake up, the world’s on fire!” (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) “For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” (Mary Oliver) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ POETRY BRINGS US TO OUR FEET Resulting in […]