Tag Archives: shadows

Cocoons and Sunshine

As I laid in bed this morning, luxuriating in the warmth on my skin, knowing that in a moment I would rise and begin a new day, the seeds of the poem below came to me. I rose, grabbed some … Continue reading

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Light and Shadows

I believe that kindness is growing faster than hatred, as evidenced by so many examples others doing, sharing news of, and being inspired by kindness. Hatred is gradually being driven to ever-diminishing shadows as the light of love grows brighter. … Continue reading

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OK, Now I’ve Gone and Done It: The Dance

I’ve successfully avoided writing poetry for virtually all of my 55 years, but today I caved in. I blame it on two words: Dappled Shadows They popped into my head about an hour ago and wouldn’t go away. I tried … Continue reading

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“When Grown-Ups Lie”

One of my songwriting collaborators and I are writing a song that we hope will inspire children who are victims of abuse to speak painful truths to caring people who will listen and take action to help protect them. To … Continue reading

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