EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Starbucks Windbag, Moonswept, Secrets Shared

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.   Starbucks Windbag She chatters on her cellphone Natters, blusters, shouts Her anguish and her anger She loudly spews and spouts   It’s washed across her tabletop Splashed across her shoes Overflows the coffee shop As she blurts her blues  …

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Water, Sweet September

  Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Water On that late afternoon summer day my sister and I dropped our clothes onto the dock and dove in our skinny bodies brown from a summer sun that would always be there at a lake so quiet we could…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Nature’s Gift, I Wish We Could Talk, Isolation

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Nature’s Gift The view has been the same for decades More than 30 years from my backyard deck alone Wetlands stretch across the valley Several square miles surrounded by country hillsides A single road along the north border carries visitors to the…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — My View, Forever, Fire Light

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.   My View From my island I see the village low, fog settled down like an unfinished painting.   Fog lifts, bright revealing mountains iced with snow. a backdrop glorious…complete.   Silver ribbons remain in the calm…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Rejection, Bus Poem: Hard Times, Hap

Here’s the latest submission of poetry from the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Rejection The same stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. Psalm 118:22  The great American poet was gravely ill. Confined to home, he was game enough for an interview. As I was ushered into his august presence, I noticed letterhead…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Yoga in the Faith Kitchen

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Yoga, spirituality and cooking are related in that all are, or can be, forms of practice. Words can blur the boundaries between them and reach for common ground and light. Yoga in the Faith Kitchen Enter the…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — The Dharma, Last Night

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. The Dharma (on listening via YouTube to Yo-Yo Ma in May, 2020) Today I am here on this planet to listen My enervated ears to the sound of the cello Every breath slowing to match the luxurious…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Night Sheep, The Corn-Pecked Ground, Janis

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Night Sheep We listened to them night after night from our bed, the fumbling on the stairs, the muddle of steps at the landing, the soft brush of wool against dark walls. The small flock that inhabited the night halls stayed to…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Skagit Beauty, Waiting for Fawns

The latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Skagit Beauty The sunshine enticed me out to play this morning. Mother Nature is showing off, she wants to be admired and photographed. With adventurer’s anticipation, I pack cameras, notebooks, sunscreen, and drive north to the flats. Skagit Beauty is modeling centerfolds of…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Passengers, Taking Off, Cat By The Fire

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Passengers When we exchanged the horn of warning For the horn preceding us (in those railcars Lugged behind, a wake of tiny rooms in rows), We gave away our pining for afar. We boarded the announcement of our dream Arriving in chords…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — November Breeze, Conic Hill, Kitchen Tao

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.   November Breeze   The hummingbird alit on the tip top point of the swaying fir tree   She looked like a Christmas ornament shiny and showy on her perch   Maple leaves pirouetted around her spinning down to blanket the ground…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Fall Colors, They Came in Droves

  The latest submissions for Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.   Fall Colors Autumn is a time of freedom, a time to step out of the box, a time for trees to stand up and be noticed, a time to disregard subtleties,   a time to change nature’s social order!   a…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Arising, Rite of Passage

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Arising In a vast field, pinwheels spin in glory at dawn — or maybe they are sunflowers, these bright starbursts arising this morning to shine and sing a wind caressed song No matter In a swoosh of terrestrial breath their…