The sky fills the world today, singing, raining. I am up to my elbows in storm and tea and story, so only have links and random thoughts to offer you today. I hope you find something here which brings you value.
As you know, I am wary of the gratitude movement, because although it obviously has benefits, and we of course should be more positive and thankful in our outlook, to make a daily conscious practice of it seems perhaps to focus overly on the self? I know I am the only person saying this, however.
Imagine if we all made THIS our daily conscious practice instead.
Inequality does exist.
Nineteen photographs of human impact on the planet. When I look at those cities and think of the individuals living within them, I wonder what voices are going unheard, what soul beauty is lost in the thicket of concrete and plywood.
If only we could talk to each other, make spirit roads for each other, in poetry.
Did you know that mice sing love songs to each other? Did you know that vegetarian diets cause more animal deaths than carnivore ones? I didn't.
Graphs for writers.
If super heroes lived in the Elizabethan Age.
"It is wildly romantic, a Keatsian dream." Suddeley Castle. The home of Katherine Parr, who was my favourite of Henry VIII's wives because she has such a fascinating, dark, powerful story.
Tell me, if you had this guy writing you poems, would you turn him down? Maude was crazy.