Category: writing

American Sentence ~ 33 of 108

17 syllables and bonus - Iron Butterfly!

The most beautiful thing

Early childhood Latter Day Saints storybook memory and how I learned that God was not a grumpy old man who spied on me from the sky. This piece is featured in Elizabeth Hellstern's interactive creation, the Telepoem Booth. 

American Sentence – Day 32 of 108

What’s an American Sentence? Created by beat poet Allen Ginsberg, it’s a seventeen-syllable sentence.

Incarnation of Love

My friends had a handfasting ritual on their land the day after the Autumnal Equinox. As a group, we called in the directions with energies of love and joy and creation and gratitude. I was in the cardinal direction of the north and I wrote a poem for the ceremony. If you follow my blog you are aware ...

American Sentence ~ Day 31 of 108

Summer space-out fun sun tea total Cosmic energy in a glass! Below - water and solar power in action. https://youtu.be/R33oay4ow18      

American Sentence – Day 30/108

Scrappy, yes - also - tender, loving, vulnerable, creative, fierce.

American Sentence Day 29/108

Tin roof and rain - change of plan sounds - watching for Sunday morning sunshine.

Get off the wave of cult personality

If you are wondering how our culture got to be so crazy, check out Jean's post below. She gives a short history lesson in how we got here - with a small mention that the United States is coming upon it's 250 year anniversary (or, in astrological terms, its Pluto return). No matter which side ...

PSA – There is no “they” – and American Sentence Day 28/108

It turns out turning inward didn't kill our culture after all. Before Richard Alpert became Ram Dass . . .

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Desolation Coucous

We experienced our grief in a new way – between our teeth, on our tongues, in our bellies. We were full. Our sadness was complete.