THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: March 20, 2019

“Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word “love” here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace – not in the infantile American sense of being made happy but in the tough and universal sense of quest and daring and growth.”  James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time The… Read More

. . . . . . “The ego gets what it wants with words. The soul finds what it needs in silence.” Richard Rohr Rest. . . In that place where endless sky meets ocean wave Where plump blue berry meets thin green leaf, Where clarity gifts a kaleidoscope of joy. . . . . . Breathe and breathe and never mind The house begging for repair, the tree wanting a trim. Never mind the floors awaiting the broom The accounts… Read More