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Minnesota, United States
As I walk along in life, my muses dance with reflection inspiring me to release the thoughts and emotions of my pondering mind through poetry.

Prompt Poetry & Promotion page for The River

*plus the archive of my older poetry

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 The Life of a Poet~~ Me ~~ Poets United An interview of my life and writing was conducted by Sherry Blue Sky and was published on December 8th, 2010 . I am very grateful  for their recognition of my writing. Thank you Sherry and Robb.  :)             

                           



"Poetry is a life-cherishing force. For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry." Mary Oliver



 Passion isn't a path through the woods. Passion is the woods. It's the deepest, wildest part of the forest; the grove where the fairies still dance and obscene old vipers snooze in the boughs. Everybody but the most dried up and dysfunctional is drawn to the grove and enchanted by its mysteries..."
from "Half asleep in Frog Pajamas"
...by Tom Robbins
If you are depressed you are living in the past.
If you are anxious you are living in the future.
If you are at peace you are living in the present.
Lao Tzu

"There are two ways to live life. One, as if nothing is a miracle. The other, as if everything is a miracle" ~Albert Einstein

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Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
-Confucius




If you have one foot on yesterday and one foot on tomorrow you will piss all over today.

                                 




It's the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. ..RebeccaWest



Those who dance are thought to be crazy by those who don't hear the music.

            It is the sign of a weak mind that can only spell a word one way.





                                           Protector of the Trees





I told them not to dig for gold for if they did, the eagle would die They didn't listen They didn't listen! they didn't listen... To me. And I told 'em if the eagle died There would be no keeper of the land They didn't listen They didn'...t listen! They didn't listen... To me. And if there was no keeper of the land, Machine would come and soon destroy the sky they didn't listen They didn't listen! they didn't listen... To me. And i told 'em if they destroyed the land Man would have to move into the sea They didn't listen They didn't listen! They didn't listen... To me. And i told 'em if they destroy the sea... They didn't listen They didn't listen... They didn't listen! They didn't listen... They didn't listen! They didn't listen... Floyd Red Cloud Westerman.
I am listening. Are you?



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Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. ~Percy Shelley, 182





Poetry is just the evidence of life.  If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.  ~Leonard Cohen
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with the shades of deeper meaning. ~Mrs. Bertha Flowe

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
~Kahlil Gibran
Poetry is a life-cherishing force. For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” Mary Oliver
You should never hesitate to trade your cow for a handful of magic beans. -Tom Robbins


                                                                                                            

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