A Hunger for More

We have carried the pain of generations in our bones throughout our life the very blood, the most minuscule of particles that makes us this particular woman remembers all who went before us Too often we have pretended to be fine to please those around us to allow this world to think that everything is... Continue Reading →

Possibilities

Even people who "don't like poetry" seem to have a favourite poem. This is one of mine. It makes me smile and calls me to ponder my own preferences. I prefer movies. I prefer cats. I prefer the oaks along the Warta. I prefer Dickens to Dostoyevsky. I prefer myself liking people to myself loving... Continue Reading →

A Vast Wasteland

I rarely talk about my childhood and those bits I share have been sanitized for public viewing.  There are things unspeakable and unknowable except by those, and we are not few, who have survived. These words came as a way to honour who I have become.  The work of healing, of learning to cherish what... Continue Reading →

Be The Cat!

“Curiosity killed the cat”, they taught us when we were children.  And we, being innocent, took this as a warning that being curious is not a good thing and ultimately leads to your death.  We learned to not ask questions and to not poke our nose in where it didn’t belong.  And truly, teaching us... Continue Reading →

This I Know

This I know Life is nothing but change people you thought would be here forever leave or die Great ideas turn to ashes Dreams remain just that dreams This I know Mystics see what others dare not even imagine Science reveals that which we have always known to be true except when in the hands... Continue Reading →

“I have a voice”

“I have a voice” says King George VI in one of the pivotal moments of   the movie, The King’s Speech.   Finding one’s voice is imperative to living a whole, balanced and meaningful life.  Many of us, however, have grown up silenced.  How often have you heard or been told: ~ lower your voice ~ you... Continue Reading →

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