Drunken Dream Catchers | Poetry in Motion

Medusa’s on the table Dancing on Scarecrow’s brain, While Tin Man’s in the corner mending hearts, As the new girl waits in vain. Paul Bunyan’s on the shelf Sowing his wild oats, As Babe the Blue Ox forges lakes, Where the loons can crack their jokes. Liquored up and saddled in, The characters take their…

Kirtan Circle.

“With roots in the Vedic anukirtana tradition, a kirtan is a call-and-response style song or chant, set to music, wherein multiple singers recite or describe a legend, or express loving devotion to a deity, or discuss spiritual ideas. … kirtan is sometimes accompanied by story-telling and acting.” I had just been researching vibrational frequency and how sounds and music…

Arrival.

Written October 2017. I am reposting this piece I wrote because this notion of striving to always be a better version of ourselves was implied in therapy, yesterday. Since when was it not okay to just be okay? … “All of you have been coming through what you would see to be challenges, the narrow…

Where We Once Roamed | Poetry in Motion

These people aren’t my family and these steps don’t take me home, to the top of the hill where I reign down on my kingdom where I once roamed. They were ghosts at best, with routine whittling at their bones. I have no hour in which to be, so I settle into my dreams, alone….