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Millionaire’s Spring Delight

    Millionaire’s Spring Delight   Yesterday, had I been a millionaire able to hire a gardener or two, I ‑‑ still would have knelt in the earth and brushed back the crunchy leaves, to see, touch, oh! green shoots of … Continue reading

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bread and roses

APRIL: is national poetry month. Carl Sandburg said,   “Poetry is a fresh morning spider-web telling a story of moonlit hours of weaving and waiting during the night.” Sandburg also said: “Poetry is the achievement of the synthesis of hyacinths and … Continue reading

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Good Heavens

Synchronicity or Mysticism: Why did I drive five miles through town at a certain speed then turn into our driveway, get out of the car and at the perfect moment, look over the spruce trees to see a V of … Continue reading

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Escapees

On our maple tree what — half a million yellow leaves? Into autumn’s wind two yellow leaves flutter floating free butterflies.  

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Amazing Affirmation

“Hi James. I was a student at Orme at the very first fine arts festival. There, you recited a poem that I have been searching for, for years, titled something like “When I Die.” Can I find it in one … Continue reading

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Robin’s Holy Nest

Robin’s Holy Nest Journal Note. 5:30 PM, May 27, 2017 In our crab apple tree, this robin on a branch pinches grasses in its beak, then hops into seclusion of covering leaves; among leaves she pops up her head and … Continue reading

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Sensate Exercise

Poetry Saves Lives — SUNFIRE — Six Senses Sensate Exercise Journaling Workshop, April 22, 2017                 (c) 2017 James Ciletti “Art is a spiritual ambassador.” Barbara Jatta, director, Vatican Art Museum My name is:_______________________________________and I am a Sunfire Writer. Welcome to … Continue reading

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