Be In Love

A poem on traveling beyond the gate of intellect to the realm of heart. Image: JPlenio on Pixabay Love:Quiet, wordlessshowing us how to danceeven among shadowsletting words dissolve,like wisps of cloudat dusk’s perfect momentof disappearance into night. Love beckons usto know(full bodily)the infinite wonderbeyond the gate of intellect,calling us to travel fartherto the realm of …

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Poetry is Made for the Open, Available Heart

A poem on following wonder. Photo: Deborah McNamara (Salida, Colorado) Don’t even think about it.Poetry isn’t made for the controlling mind.Poetry is made for the open, available heart,empty but fullready but not waiting. Like a slow-rolling thunderstormthe words come when ready.Sometimes slow, large dropsothers: torrents and a splash. Don’t even think about it.Be a conspirer …

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