Humming with the Hive

https://tinyseedjournal.com/2020/07/17/humming-with-the-hive/ Humming with the HivePublished in Tiny Seed Journal~ For Annelies At 1pm on Saturday, we don our white bee suitsme in a hip length jacketand Annelies, my 82 year old spirit-momdecked out in full jumpsuitWe...

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Why I Teach Poetry Writing to Teen Girls

That there is a magic that happens when we name our thoughts and feelings, commit them to paper, speak them out loud. We feel a sense of belonging to ourselves and others when we express ourselves clearly, feel understood, and see that other people resonate with our experience in a way that illuminates their own.

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The Forge

In the forge of her will
she melted herself down
in the white hot heat
the last glowing embers
of survival rolled over
in surrender.

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