Category Archives: Poetry

Hummingbird Day

looking down the palm tree driveway toward entrance by greenkozi This afternoon I walked with my companion dogs Jimmy and Alice to one of our favorite destinations in the neighborhood just a long block away — Central Reservoir Park, a … Continue reading

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V Day! Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down

Taking A Stand For Love Today is V Day! Valentine’s Day! Validation Day! Self-Love Day! I’m celebrating the power and strength of the love in my heart and all around the world! Let us honor and validate ourselves and one … Continue reading

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Dreaming Time

A couple of weeks of a rich and wonderful personal retreat into radical self-care at the end of 2013 made for a gentle and satisfying transition into 2014. Simply Being with my Self and Slowing Way Down can be a … Continue reading

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2014 Cosmic Initiation: Saying “Yes”

SonOfJordan / Foter.com / CC BY-NC With clear skies many nights of this end-of-year personal retreat, I make time to go out and look at the cosmos in the middle of the night and ponder my place. A powerful dance … Continue reading

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A Full Moon In Each Eye

Werner Kunz / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA “Admit something. Everyone you see, you say to them “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud: Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, This great … Continue reading

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His Day Is Done

Dr. Maya Angelou (85) has written a beautiful and moving poem in Memory of Nelson Mandela. She has allowed the US state department to circulate the poem in 15 languages, as a tribute to Mandela “on behalf of the American … Continue reading

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Dance Me Up

holy dance days sweat out sadness bliss throbs pink heart holy day awake again movement saves meditation heals keep moving up light beckons pink light bliss groovin’ to higher ground hell stinks rotten like old blood like fixed patterns stagnant … Continue reading

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Wood in Winter

In honor of autumn and in memory of beloved Geoph Kozeny, a poem:                       Wood in Winter Womanly arms lift long, heavy logs, one by one, carry them to the big saw powered by Kester — the old, red tractor … Continue reading

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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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A Life Without Struggle? Day Four

Thich Nhat Hahn’s fourth line of his poem says, There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle.  I haven’t posted for the past two days because I intentionally chose NOT to strive to get it done. And because … Continue reading

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