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The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Twenty (Hopkins)

Gerard Manley Hopkins Pied Beauty What a delicious poem this is. I could just eat it. The glorious, delight in sound is a true celebration of language, infused with divinity--dappled, pied, plotted, and pieced. As you...

woman’s work

A quiet lives in the ordinary. A woman's work very often lives out of the ordinary. I have been nervous about this woman's silence that is calling me back home. My mom made this quilt for me....

An Etch A Sketch Life

The Etch A Sketch toy was invented in the late 1950s by André Cassagnes. He somehow put together the clinging properties of aluminum powder, along with rigged styluses and came up with one of...

Today is different…

Today is different… Today is different or is it? The dim gleam of morning rays just creeped out of the horizon. But I was waiting for their arrival. Sleep had not left my eyes but a smile escaped...

A Little Nightmusic

2013 Tiferet Writing Contest: Honorable Mention in Poetry A Little Nightmusic by Ami Kaye Her sheer veil streams in a pale mist, the crimson lahenga swirls around her running form, she smells the crushed grass beneath her naked feet. I want...

Anger, from the “JuBuSto” Perspective

  Psychologists and psychiatrists are familiar with intense, pathological anger in the context of several types of personality disorder; for example, patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder may exhibit so-called “humiliation rage” when their already fragile...

Hay House Writer’s Workshop in New York

Hay House Publishers publishes some of today's best-known inspirational and transformational titles. Their authors include Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Doreen Virtue, and more. This summer they will offer  a new writing workshop...

A public exhibition

Here I sit, hunched over my construction paper, gripping a crayon so tightly that it snaps in half. Arm curved protectively around the paper, so close that it curls and crimps the corners of...

She Beckons

All this time we have been falling at the feet of yesterday's shadows, while the spirit of wisdom stands beside us offering her hand.

Awareness Is The Only Discipline

In the final analysis, awareness is the only discipline. You can transform the world simply by being aware of it. But most of us are not aware. We are just thinking. For a few minutes...