Mindfulness in the Sand

A few weekends ago, my husband and I took a drive over to Fort Foster Park, on the coast of Kittery, Maine. As we explored the beach, my attention was caught by the leaf-like patterns that the outgoing tide had left in the sand. I was struck by the realization that as many times as … Continue reading Mindfulness in the Sand

Poems for Troubled Times: Strife

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the impulse to seek out poetry for solace in troubled times. The poems I've been seeing lately in my poetry feeds, on the other hand, take troubled times as their subject. I think the poetic impulse here is wanting to believe that if we can just articulate the … Continue reading Poems for Troubled Times: Strife