Stalled

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
There is such a thing as sitting on the fence too long If you wait too long to make a choice to go to one side or the other You might lose the impetus to move altogether The impulse that got you up on the fence in…

Navigating The Rapids

Originally posted on Family Matters:
“‘It is always what is under pressure in us, especially under pressure of concealment — that explodes in poetry.’ Taurus poet Adrienne Rich wrote that in an essay about the poet Emily Dickinson. She was describing the process of tapping into potent but buried feelings so as to create beautiful works…