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Posted on March 28, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Poet's Statement:

With playful encouragement, anyone is capable of being creative.

I have learned this through developing my own creativity, and participating in writing groups, as well as from my many wonderful counseling clients. My knowledge and experience in the creative process has been a valuable resource when helping creatives, couples, and people with disabilities to better navigate the challenges they encounter.

Both art and counseling...

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Business Of Listening

Posted on June 9, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Transform it into the shape of a church with hands—

Give me a way to sweep big spaces of silence

Into my reply.


I found the bag of flower petals

Meant for the memorial—

I went in a different direction, and there they were.


Next time I meet with a couple,

I’ll sprinkle the lap of each with dried petals,

And we’ll breathe in time to their dry music.


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