having ascended the stairs named God’s mercy, justice, and joy in forgiveness— on the wall made of hard, red bricks I stood and spread my arms to fly out over a new sea, stretching far in every direction— a whole new perspective feeling not only the wind under new-found wings, but trust—for the first time—asContinue reading “Leaping”

Poetry is powerful because

To write a poem is to voice the stirrings of your soul, daring to picture someone else reading it and relating to the rhythm of life below the surface, sensing the vital as real. When we choose to create, we express something that is worth saying, worth sharing, worth putting ‘out there’ in a wayContinue reading Poetry is powerful because