Category Archives: Poetry

The Soul is a River

Likewise is the soul a river that flows not only from but to its Source

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How to be Cool

I’m not cool And neither are you How do I know? Because you’re reading this Which proves you want to be cool And cool people don’t care if they’re cool Which is what makes them cool No, wait come to … Continue reading

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Haiku! You’re Welcome!

This is probably the only haiku poem I will ever write No, it’s not, I lied plus, I’m breaking a rule–I’m ending on a rhyme First line has five syl- lables, then seven more, and then five more. Boom. Done. … Continue reading

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Dandelions are Human Weeds

It’s that time of year. Even amid hushes of snow, the dandelions appear. How like us they are, arranging themselves about their clocks, terrified of being uprooted. Created to live for a season and then die beyond themselves, instead they push their … Continue reading

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Happy Sprinter!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Uncertain spring, no longer winter. Transition’s the only permanent thing. So why should we wait to lift up our hearts? Let us huddle together and celebrate Sprinter! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “To be interested in the…

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

It’s Dr. Seuss’s birth-ish date, so let us stop and celebrate a man who made us all feel better than a Sneetch’s favorite yakhair sweater. You taught us not to think so small, sir, and made our hearts two sizes … Continue reading

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You

Swedish diplomat, economist and author Dag Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. “It is not we who seek the Way, but the Way which seeks us.”

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