The Mindfulness of Poetry

This is an excerpt from a poem by Emily Dickinson:   “There is a solitude of space A solitude of sea A solitude of death, but these Society shall be”   Reading poetry helps me relax. Some poetry helps me to focus on things that matter to me. Poetry matters to me because for me…

Mindful Excerpts from Great Poems

As we start the celebration of National Poetry Month, I go back to read my favorite poems. I read them aloud to myself mostly or to anyone who will listen. I select excerpts from what I consider to be the great poems. I will share the excerpts with you and hopefully some of you will…