Category Archives: poems

Please Call Me By My True Names and open the door to your heart!

Today you may want to give yourself the gift of this poem…

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Hear Candy: a poem to engage your senses and get you going.

A poem to engage your senses and get your week going by the incomparable Rives! If I controlled the Internet You could auction your broken heart on eBay Take the money, go to Amazon Buy a phonebook for a country … Continue reading

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What I Like About You, and You, and You….

Hello my Lovely ‘Likers’, The day my last post hit the ‘stands’ a number of you reached out right away to say you ‘liked’ what you saw. Ditto Beauties.  touched and excited to see so many ‘faces’ looking out at me … Continue reading

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Now this is a good way to “waste time”

Hello Beautiful, How is the weekend going. If it is all work and no play, or if you’re feeling creatively stagnant, this post is for you! OK so it’s supposed to be for kids. No kids, no problem because we all … Continue reading

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Engaging in the Sweet Life- part one

Hello Beautiful People! Oh the joys of being human. Speaking of one or two of those joy’s Making and Eating, I am excited to share a super yummy yet still healthy recipe for Moroccan Date Cake that would be perfect for … Continue reading

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Put Down the Weight of Your Aloneness and Engage with Beauty

Good Day Lovely Reader! Spring has been playing hide and seek with us all week. Even so all the white roses in the front garden are blooming.  And looking at them from the kitchen window puts a whole different slant … Continue reading

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Engaging with Eye Candy, Art-journaling and Poetry Goodness

Hello Lovelies, It has been such a busy week..doctor’s appointments, mine, the kid’s and the bunny’s, deadlines, domestic duties, rehab, and recalcitrant help at home have made it just that little bit harder to engage my senses and nourish my … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursday or Friday…!

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Eating Poetry and other ways to Engage your Senses

  Eating Poetry Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry. The librarian does not believe what she sees. Her eyes are sad and she walks with her hands … Continue reading

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Love in mid-flight

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Tea and Poetry for Breakfast

Aloha Lovely Readers, I want to share the poem below, by the talented, lyric, Rita Dove, with you today.You may remember her from her stint as The United States Poet Laureate from 1993-95. I had my poetry for breakfast with … Continue reading

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Dreaming is Free: Sight, Sound, and Soul Candy

Aloha Lovely Readers, How has your week been so far? Mine has brought me back into contact with two talented friends, internationally known photographer Randy Jay Braun of Maui, and poetry goddess and baker extraordinaire, Judyth Hill. Both teach as … Continue reading

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Waving not Drowning

Hello again Lovely Readers! When I traveled from Hawaii to LA at the end of March to have spine surgery, I never thought it would be early June before I was able to begin posting again. Thank you for being … Continue reading

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Poetry is the l…

Poetry is the language of the soul. It comes from beyond the mind, affecting your body, your feelings and the very biochemistry of your awareness. True poetry can be a force of awakening. It speaks heart to heart and reinvents … Continue reading

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The Three Beloveds

Yesterday I cried and my heart felt sad. It still does. I cried for many reasons, but mainly because sometimes life is hard, and today would have been my father’s 85th birthday. The first one, since he died in May, … Continue reading

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Bunny Kisses and the Power of Touch

“Touch is a much more sophisticated system than we ever realized.It effects our health on many levels. And it doesn’t have to come from another person.” Dr. Matthew J. Hertenstein, DePauw University.

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Go Beyond the Restrictions of your Era and your Ego….

And let yourself enter the world of the senses through the practice of haiku. “Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life.” So breath deeply and for one … Continue reading

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Five Seven Five Your Haiku Lucky Numbers

The picture above, which I composed yesterday out of the common household and garden objects I had lying around, was a creative, playful, way for me to visually represent the 3 phrase, 5/7/5 haiku form. Note the word playful. If … Continue reading

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Haiku to Engage Your Senses and Awaken your Heart

Haiku for Engaging the Senses by Sabrina Vog shrouds the sun Why. Is Pele mad A silly question? (sight) Red Bougainvilla All hot promise no perfume Red earth roots me too. (sight,smell) Geckos sing all night She mourns love gone … Continue reading

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