Monthly Archives: June 2013

New-look Homepage and Blog!

Richard’s Recovering Words’ Homepage and Blog site have been updated and renovated! My blog is now included on my Homepage below the new Welcome post. Also the recycling poetry quote feature is now a little lower down on the right! While the website was under renovation last week subscribers will have noticed a few unusual […]

Welcome

“The spirit of man is nomad, his blood Bedouin, and love is the aboriginal tracker on the spoor of his lost self; and so I come to live my life not by conscious plan or prearranged design but as someone following the flight of a bird.” ~ Sir Laurens van der Post This is a […]

Adrian Blevins – Yeah, She’s Happy Saying This!

Ars Poetica She was not blissful in that garden. Not blissful harvesting it.  Not blissful not. She was not blissful, not inseminated, and couldn’t stand getting vast. She didn’t like the godforsaken vaccinations: Christ how those children wept! She didn’t like it when school was cancelled, and she liked it even less when it was […]

Grief-struck Remedies – Poems on Sorrow and Grief

A merganser is clucking in front of me in a little bay near our cabin on Cortes Island, B.C. I call it clucking but it sounds also like little honks. So much my ear and mouth cannot translate. Oh! This untranslatable world. Even a wing. A prayer. These mysteries that take flight- impossible the realities […]

Joined by an Award and Much More! – Luci Shaw, Denise Levertov and Reflections on Faith and Spirit in Poetry

Overhead The sun is a slow gong in a brass bowl, the moon also rings her bell against the indigo steel of the night sky. By painting, Emily Carr decoded heaven as a coastline vast bays of ripped blue and Vincent drew his circles tighter than the tattered orbits of his own life. Art like […]