Everything Starts With The Word

“Poetry is a kind of witchcraft. We have the power to manifest, to call forth, to make what didn’t happen, happen. I think of the griots who delivered stories from town to town, the soothsayers and playwrights and brujas, all the ceremonies and dedications and incantations and proclamations, everything that starts with the word. And … More Everything Starts With The Word

Counting My Blessings

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.  ~ Henry Brooks Adams Drunken desert grackles and wrens were dancing the cha-cha and singing until all hours last night. My Palo Brea is awash in yellow flowers that are apparently quite tasty and fun for birdies.  They were having a nectar festival … More Counting My Blessings