Words of Mary Oliver

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body  love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on.... Continue Reading →

Ignite (500 words)

I admire you, my fellow creative, For continuing to build, share and expand. How do you do it? Speak so openly of the things you love and detest. You speak of your dreams, thoughts, and wishes so fluently I get lost in awe. There is a blockage on my throat - the words are there,... Continue Reading →

(thank fuck) the holidays are over

"(thank fuck) the holidays are over," a voice of confession rolls through my attention. January 2nd. A celebration of it's own. If you struggle through the holidays, You know exactly what I mean. A gentle ease, A knowing now, That all is well. A deepening of what is, A deepening of what is not. The... Continue Reading →

i. soul spill

In honor, the New Moon, i entitle this "soul spill". i'll post, but i won't share. What is a soul spill? c/o of studio/sanctuary/school The Rad Life it is the pure ripping of your soul into words. sometimes if you are foolish enough, brave enough, you dare to share your soul spill to those outside... Continue Reading →

Stay Open

"I need you to stay open," Whispered the moon. I choose to ignore, Sensing the pull, That takes me to seclusion. "Stay brave," she insisted, Speaking to the broken edges, Wishing to inspire. But you see, Foolish enthusiast, You cannot out run the truths of the mind. They taught me well. The lessons they burned,... Continue Reading →

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