Focus

I have pledged many times to stick to one or two spare-time activities. I can’t do it. Last year I was obsessed with making digital art. I even had an art show in October. These days I’m not doing much art at all. Writing should be my main […]

Shift

Sometimes the mood shifts from fine to dark murky muck Without warning A room once bathed in yellow light grows ashen gray, then black as night Sometimes it’s a sweet sensation to wade and wallow in this damp, dank disposition Self-pity an inalienable right

Lotus blossom on pond

This life and others

I feel I’ve lived a thousand lives I wanted to write a poem about reincarnation. About the knowing I have that this life, in this body is just one of hundreds. Maybe one of thousands. I wanted to express, in verse, the joy of understanding that I am […]

Woman in vrikshasana (tree pose)

Yoga and MS

I started doing yoga in the 80s when I bought the book, Raquel: The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program. I practiced on-and-off over the years and got a little bit serious about it when I lived in Champaign, Il and took an Iyengar class from Lois Steinberg. […]

Nonsense

She’s not really sure if anything matters But she keeps trudging through the digital muck It’s all about being one up on the others For most of them it’s a matter of luck If you scream into your Twitter Does it really make a sound You can’t open […]