This Ring

While writing poems for my third book, I’ve found it refreshing to look through traditional forms to try to write and include them along with my free verse poems. The first of those forms I tried to write for this book is a ghazal and it’s fit well with that form originating in the Middle…… Continue reading This Ring

All These Songs Woven with the Zodiac

More music I am listening to…a recent favorite song I play often is ”Don’t Go” by Skrillex, Justin Bieber, and Jon Tolliver. I know I share a lot of music on the blog sung by women singers; I am much more selective with men’s voices and lyrics…I think Justin Bieber’s my current favorite male singer…… Continue reading All These Songs Woven with the Zodiac

What The Critics Said and What That Might Mean To You: Rumi

Ah, refreshment, and fixings. 😊And then comes a pause for reflection… It’s a Libra moon currently 🌒and so I will start with the section I wrote about Rumi, and who was also chronologically the first poet discovered by me of these. From medieval Persia born in the 13th century, September 30, 1207, and best-selling poet…… Continue reading What The Critics Said and What That Might Mean To You: Rumi

Rumi’s Moon

12/8/21 Post featured from the Archive: Rumi continues with more poetry…to linger upon a paper book, this beautifully pure poem photoed with sudden blush…Start the day with this simplicity; pick it like a dream to be within while very much living. Aug. 12, 21 pmI didn’t plan this matching with the altar, my clothing, and…… Continue reading Rumi’s Moon

Everything is Everywhere

You might write a poem before bed and then fall asleep, dreaming and forgetting just how the poem ends all at the same time. Good, as another day is coming to remember better. And after that, a new moon. But now a kiss is sent from the balcony up to the blushing plum sky again.…… Continue reading Everything is Everywhere

Why Are You Happy? Because I Didn’t Figure Myself Out Perfectly

At the library cabinet, I found two old books. Usually I take the books the students leave or the elderly. But don’t start trouble; I’ve had enough today. And yes, I used a semi-colon there. Yoga happens. Nicki Minaj – Want Some More The moon is in Libra tonight. What does that mean for me…… Continue reading Why Are You Happy? Because I Didn’t Figure Myself Out Perfectly

Winter Solstice Medieval Style Yoga Celebration

Post from the Archive featured! (‘cause I was always looking for a new reason to wear this Celtic Medieval Lady halloween costume I got last year, posted on 12/21/20, and I will wear it again sometime without a reason.) The medieval poet star of the blog, Rumi would’ve been 19 yrs old at the time…… Continue reading Winter Solstice Medieval Style Yoga Celebration