Tag Archives: lyric verse

Singing-Over

The rain just started pouring down outside. I am so happy to hear it. I love rain–this is a rainy coastal place, and it has never yet rained too much for me. The sound of it brings quietness with it … Continue reading

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Post Miscarriage

Yesterday was an unsettled day. Work went well, but after that I was restless and bored and couldn’t sit still. By evening, I was starting to feel down. Then I posted here about my WordPress issues, and–something shifted. For one … Continue reading

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Changing Places

This is different and weirder than I have any idea how to begin to explain. The Poetic Mysteries clearly run very much deeper than anyone can see at any given moment. Because I intuited that I should study them in … Continue reading

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Mystery

Here is a bonus for today–a little gesture of contrition for keeping all the interesting news to myself. Before Epiphany, I was in a state of nervous exhaustion because of noise in my neighborhood and the unpleasantness of dealing with … Continue reading

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Dewi Sant

2 March 2020 David is the patron saint of Wales, land of my foremothers and fathers, direct ancestor of our artery of song. His name is not Daffydd, cymbricized from the Hebrew David; it is Dewi. Dewi Sant is the … Continue reading

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Gr’Mere

She’s the Biggest Mama, the one I only go to when things are serious. This is what happened when I petitioned her on behalf of a friend: 29 May 2018 29 Gr’Mere Will See You Through The mirror at the … Continue reading

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As Love-Poet Seems to Be My Strongest Calling…

…what can I do but build upon my most loving recent work? Syncope means fainting.  I have gone there too many times.  Everything physiological shuts down, if only for a few seconds.  It’s happened to me so often that I … Continue reading

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Drowning, Pond and Pool

25 December 2017 24 Down in the Drowning Pool Draw down through a pair of hands, the Moon down through the pouring rain that used to make us wait outside, but now it’s found its first-born’s brain, and deep within … Continue reading

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Evergreen

My Teacher Her Church Christmas Eve, This Year: 24 December 2017 23 How Green We Were and Are How green the veins of your very own valley, the one running downhill, your arms at your sides. Children bestride a dead … Continue reading

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It Will Not Let Me Rest

I won’t let it rest, either: 26 June 2017 34 Love Held Strong I don’t know how to work a heart that pounds like hooves all night, all day, and won’t lie down and let me go to sleep no … Continue reading

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