Monthly Archives: December 2011

Poetry As A Spiritual Practice – Shadowed By Fear

What a great adventure I had for almost 5 months from August to December 2011 when I took Peggy Rosenthal’s on-line course sponsored by Image journal – Poetry as a Spiritual Practice. Here below is my response to her assignment  Poems of Loss, Absence, Darkness, and Doubt. The Chandelier Now, I see you. Now I don’t. […]

Sit. Feast On Your Life; and Derek Walcott.

Were there a significant non-consumer surprise for each of us each and every Christmas, what a joy that might be! This Christmas I received a non-consumer surprise, not surprisingly, from a poem: Upstate by Derek Walcott, the West Indian 1992 Nobel  Prize Laureate, born in St. Lucia in 1930. Upstate,  published in the 1981 book […]

Poetry As Spiritual Practice – Rosenthal Course – Still I Pray

Peggy Rosental inspired my first explorations into Poetry As Prayer. When I saw she was offering an on-course on Poetry As Spirtual Practice through Image, the wonderful Arts journal out of Seattle, I signed up! And I am so glad I did. I highly recommend the course. Sadly, I have just one assignment to go out […]