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Poetry for the Winter Months

In many traditions & ancient cultures, the winter months are a time for turning inward, reflecting, finding light in darkness, practicing gratitude. The poems and quotes collected here reflect these themes. Enjoy.< Elizabeth Gilbert’s words at the very end of her book Eat, Pray, Love “In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying…

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Poetry Celebrating the Body

Today like every other day We wake up empty and scared. Don’t open the door of your study And begin reading. Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty we love be what we do There are hundreds of way to kneel And kiss the earth. – Rumi Wild Geese by Mary Oliver Dream Work (1986)…

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Poetry to Inspire

Praise Song for the Day Elizabeth Alexander Each day we go about our business, walking past each other, catching each other’s eyes or not, about to speak or speaking. All about us is noise. All about us is noise and bramble, thorn and din, each one of our ancestors on our tongues. Someone is stitching…

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