You can have all the tools…

As I work to get this poetry stuff out, to figure out why sharing it with the world feels so necessary, I’m starting to figure out how to make it more useful. You know, to the people listening. You can see that shift in these two videos. From just saying the poem and explaining, toContinue reading “You can have all the tools…”

I don’t know anything about Poetry I only know that truth is the goal

The poems, as with any creative endeavor, are starting to get a life of their own. Originally, I figured this was just about getting the poems out in the world. What seems to be happening now, is that I am realizing this is about me practicing what I preach and being an example for thoseContinue reading “I don’t know anything about Poetry I only know that truth is the goal”

Gut Punch Poetry #2

How do you believe in yourself when the path forward is unclear? Where does the faith that you will be able to do what you set out to do come from? My second #poem from the #gutcheckpoetry book I’m sharing out loud, is about what it feels like to not have a clear plan, and build the momentum youContinue reading “Gut Punch Poetry #2”

I Quit

For the last ten years, I’ve sought out every stage I could speak on and every opportunity to run a workshop (especially if it was brain based). Today, I’m changing my focus.  If I could count the number of times I’ve ended a workshop, had a powerful experience with the participants, only to have someoneContinue reading “I Quit”