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Maya Angelou
  Our charge has always been to love — and to shine. Is there an area in your life that you are willing to accept help with? Let’s Live – a new way!! Grab a copy of the book here: http://amzn.to/2romrkD “A piece of art”— Dirk Terpstra — Intuitive Speaker—HeartMath […]

What is Your Mission?


Grace
Letter to a Bohemian  What seems empty now is just the space — received to receive — that which we are willing to become. Always love and teach it. Desire and devour it — be compassionate.  Forgive the mis-created reflections, yet exhale gratitude for each microsecond. Be truer to your […]

Bohemian


Maya Angelou
Ms. Angelou would often say “you’ve been paid for.” “Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird […]

Live Vivaciously!



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‪#‎WordsForARainySunday‬ COLOUR CONSPIRACY Severed cotton clouds painted woolen spots of beauty some touch the sky with gray from a thin paintbrush sun spaced colour of brilliance move cross horizons creating illusions and beams rainbow colours darkened to the earth cotton clouds become black then we wait for the next color […]

COLOUR CONSPIRACY


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SHE SAID TO ME Dance dance dance she looked at me and smiled she said to me dance dance dance she said come child stretched out her arms and said dance dancer she said beyond your wildest dreams dance dance timeless are the old hearts she said on dance child […]

SHE SAID TO ME


Positive Action
WAKING INSTANTS 06: SAM I call him Sam because I don’t know his name.  1988 — waiting for the bus on the East Side, Providence — Rhode Island, a dark haired guy — handsome, made his way toward me and began speaking partly to himself, partly to me. Half sage, […]

WAKING INSTANTS 06: SAM




HOPE
In The New Destiny lives HOPE, for in leaving our past behind – LOVE expands. THE NEW DESTINY The sudden wealth of knowledge changes your view steps that led to a bridge over a river you found a new destiny you cannot turn back for there is nothing just faded […]

The NEW Destiny


Flow
“it flows endlessly from the soul without limitation” When we are in our FLOW, there is no right or wrong art. There is only Passionate Art. ‪#‎CulturalCreative‬‪#‎ActiveLove‬ ‪#‎Flow‬ ‪#‎DoWhatYouDo‬ PASSIONATE ART In a world of colour in a world of dreams it flows endlessly from the soul without limitation a bountiful work of […]

PASSIONATE ART



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THE LOVE WE TRY TO HIDE INSIDE In this world we feel frightened we see pain and destruction in the news everyday— is this the game we wish to play how much glamour do we need to feel alive and above our thieves where we stand I stood and I […]

THE LOVE WE TRY TO HIDE INSIDE


poet Laurette
This is a new article I wrote for The Power of the Heart. I’m now writing monthly for their blog. Join me in celebrating this phenomenal book AND film. Maya Angelou is in the film along with many, many other spiritual and creative leaders of our time. Share this with yourself and gift […]

3 Points of Wisdom From Maya Angelou




beauty
GRATITUDE Gratitude for beauty brown solid wood  red velvet dreams and white cotton understood no longer angry toward a world just set adrift like clouds reasons there are many and then there is truth beauty’s soul mate – From HERO, a collection of poems written between 1990-2001

GRATITUDE


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Dear Artist, I see your true expression. I feel the energy you do, of that in which you use to create. When I was a young boy, I felt very much the same way as you. The war raging within our own family and social environments. The war between awe […]

Dear Artist


Poetry of Love
Here are three poems from HERO. “EARTH SPEAKS”…because there is always a message. “TWO CLOUDS” …because although everything is energy and transforming, we miss so much by not living in the present. And, “TO BE LOVED” …because we often undervalue the simple words.

Live Simply Love Great



GOSSAMER DREAMS I remember when the sun set we would look across the bay we would say well baby look at the lights…there’s another today I know I am greater because you were in my life I wish I could visit those days again cuz that’s all we have…one night […]

Gossamer Dreams


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We are all heroes of Love. We are heroes of our dreams — of our children — and of our own inner child. Our journey is courageous dear friends and bitter and bright — full of colour and mystery and light. We are all heroes of LOVE. Why are we […]

We Are All Heroes of LOVE


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This morning while editing a collection of older poems I plan to get out this month, I came across this introduction I wrote in 2002 for one of the chapbooks “Cadbury Castle”. Still seems timely. ‪#‎HappySunday‬‪#‎LoveEachOther‬ ‪#‎BecauseWeCan‬ Here it is: “I know as we move forward in this world, we are leaping blindly […]

Acceptance Over Tolerance