Oh pinecone

Oh Pinecone Go outside and look for wonder. He said, in English Ed. So we did. Came back in with pine cones and poems: oh pine cone! We said. oh pine cone! We said. He smiled and laughed and shook his head. Oh pine cone. He said. Oh. Pine cone. He said and went.   […]

Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep

Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep   Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken […]

Carl Saves

Carl Saves Yet another moment When Carl’s poetic heart Opens and saves us Reframes our discussion How many times Over the years Have you saved us/me What was tight — loosened How many times Have you been the sun Melting a patch of black ice We skated on and fell So many times My debt […]

Physician of Hearts

Physician of hearts All is holy in the domain of Love, enter here to overwhelm all and yourself with that is passionate and pure in hearts given to love and light fires, feeling love without naming Love, listening to winds that chastise thought to dream and create new beautiful worlds your royal heart is heir […]

Poem for Carl

Carl– Your name rings clearly in the air! people are thinking of you, talking about who you are–the love care and integrity you always give to each of us, so willingly, as if without effort, you give heartfully, artfully, smartfully, attending, being with–Socratic midwife to our souls dressed in academic journeys, we send all this […]

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not go gentle into that good night Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go […]