Category: writing is love

to my mom on mother’s day. the story of when I lost my job, my boyfriend and my apartment

Propped up on the railing of the deck with the rest of her reclined in a lounge chair, my mom’s feet and mine were the only thing between us and the never-ending ocean. We’d been that way for hours—just watching. “I’m going to sit here until I see a whale,” she said, and sipped her…

May 10, 2014 · Read More · Comment

remembrance day love poem to the world

There was a light in the sky and it grew from a place beyond redemption. There was a light in the sky and it shone from a place beyond guilt. There was a light in the sky and it had no understanding of forgiveness. There was nothing to forgive. There is nothing to forgive. In…

Nov 11, 2012 · Read More · Comment

i’ve met the person I want to spend my life with. she’s not perfect

I met the person I want to spend my life with. She’s not perfect. She’s kind of a pain in the ass sometimes. When she’s excited about something she wants it to happen yesterday. And when she’s not in the best mood, she can be a bit of a princess. Youngest kids in the family…

Feb 17, 2011 · Read More · Comment

valentines (that’s you): illuminate your life with The Neon Bonfire [incredible 5-minute vid]

Feb 14, 2011 · Read More · Comment

ev-love: ‘evolve’ spelled backwards

EV-LOVE love is giving love isevolution, revolutionradical thinking, mindlessness sinkingcounter-culture, culture-jamming pop! the bubble is not naivityit is notbelieving in, or having faith the bubble is the chasmit is every ‘ism’ that divides us from ourselves pop! love is the pinthat shatters the glass we didn’t even realize it had been thereuntil the breeze blew…

Feb 8, 2011 · Read More · Comment

run like hell my dear: hot stuff from Hafiz

We have not come here to take prisoners, But to surrender ever more deeply To freedom and joy. We have not come into this exquisite world To hold ourselves hostage from love. Run my dear, From anything That may not strengthen Your precious budding wings. Run like hell my dear, From anyone likely To put…

Jan 31, 2011 · Read More · Comment

11 words for 2011: fun-inspiring vid from Box of Crayons

I’ve picked my words for 2011. What are yours?

Jan 5, 2011 · Read More · Comment

3 words for 2011: yes, shine, acceptance

WRITING + YOGA = SAME SAMEI’m a word-loving yogi. Writing, and the power of the written word, gets my mojo going almost as much as my yoga practice. I feel the same connection to the flow of the universe when I’m absorbed in getting something down on paper (or on-screen) as I do when I’m…

Jan 4, 2011 · Read More · Comment

how to be alone, by Tanya Davis [poetry in motion]

Aug 20, 2010 · Read More · Comment

ask your neighbour for a cup of sugar

ask your neighbour for a cup of sugarand while you’re standing, waitinglet your eyes stroll around yesterday: Friday nightthere was a loudness to your heartbeat that unnerved youa rising sense of panic that was frighteningmostly because you knew there was no one aroundto distract you from itand you wanted to dive into your televisionto escape…

Aug 11, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)
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