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…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Advent, Rumbling, Masquerade

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. ADVENT A new day is rapidly cresting the horizon. Its arrival induces mindful epiphanies, boldly altering our habits of seeing, understanding, believing. The ascension of music, expressed by voices previously stifled and unjustly silenced, opens deaf ears. The appearance of…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Advent, Rumbling, Masquerade

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. ADVENT A new day is rapidly cresting the horizon. Its arrival induces mindful epiphanies, boldly altering our habits of seeing, understanding, believing. The ascension of music, expressed by voices previously stifled and unjustly silenced, opens deaf ears. The appearance of…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Summer, The Understory

Here is the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Summer Sweaty children loud in matching T-shirts gather under inadequate canopies to be counted then busied with sports, crafts and snacks the three “r’s” of city summering How to manage the summer weeks looms large for working-class underfunded parents anxious, sidewalks…

EPIC Poetry Group: Cutting Firewood, Reflections, Day Dream

Poet’s Corner is presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Cutting Firewood I miss cutting firewood, cutting ,splitting, carrying, stacking, scrounging kindling from the shake mill, I miss the fitful hum of the chainsaw, the Zen like arrangement of the wood pile, an ax swung with the intensity of John Henry’s hammer, splitting round after…

EPIC Poetry Group: Betrayal, Infidelity, As a Rose Unfolds Itself

The latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Betrayal “I love you and I will always be faithful to you.” No doubt he meant it on the day and the year of the postmark. So little time from moon to rising moon; in his need for novelty, the eye was wandering…