Poem: “Wild Geese,” by Mary Oliver

Poem: “Wild Geese,” by Mary Oliver

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes...
Poem: “Go In and In,” by  Danna Faulds

Poem: “Go In and In,” by Danna Faulds

Go in and in. Be the space Between two cells, the vast, resounding silence in which spirit dwells. Be sugar dissolving on the tongue of life. Dive in and in, as deep as you can dive. Be infinite, ecstatic truth. Be love conceived and born in union. Be exactly what you...
Poem: “Integrity,” by Adrienne Rich

Poem: “Integrity,” by Adrienne Rich

the quality of being complete; unbroken condition; entirety ~ Webster A wild patience has taken me this far as if I had to bring to shore a boat with a spasmodic outboard motor old sweaters, nets, spray-mottled books tossed in the prow some kind of sun burning my...
Poem: “All the Hemispheres,” by Hafiz

Poem: “All the Hemispheres,” by Hafiz

Leave the familiar for a while. Let your senses and bodies stretch out Like a welcomed season Onto the meadow and shores and hills. Open up to the Roof. Make a new watermark on your excitement And love. Like a blooming night flower, Bestow your vital fragrance of...