Frederica Hall, a local artist, created this drawing, I love her play with color. She said she felt like I was in a cosmic egg. I’m curious to see how she will finish.Read More
We moved to a small room in an annex to the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. Nada Gordon was teaching – I think we were free-writing, getting warmed up.
My marriage was a disaster and I did’t necessarily feel like feeling anything – so I focused on the room and the sounds and the imagery and the energy of nervous writers filling the space. I put a lot of pressure on writing to take the place of music.
I’m guessing this happened in 2004.Read More
Stop, look, and listen.Read More
David Bowie in 1977 Credit: Rex
missing the alienRead More
Go in, press in, to get out.
unfuck yourself – photo by Julie SpodeckRead More
We live our lives through physical and energetic lenses. My creative and intellectual approach to teaching and making is informed by deep embodiment. Once I realized I could apply a somatic strategy to writing, my experience of writing expanded in surprising, sensual, and delightful ways. I was so excited by this discovery, that I began […]Read More
. . . there is Goddess Lakshmi who is just the essence of shree, of sweetness, of playfulness, and love in her essence. Oftentimes Lakshmi is honored as that energy of abundance, but I feel like on a much deeper level when we experience abundance as gratitude and compassion, that’s when you really feel it’s almost like a nectar – if you can picture nectar flowing through your whole body, it’s nourishing, warm, energy of Lakshmi . . . ” – Rachel Heart
Photo of Rachel – photographer unknownRead More
Darkness is merely the absence of light . . .
photo: Holly TroyRead More