Like the Psalm that opens her poem, Bethany Reid invites us to praise and rejoice with her poem "Morning at Glen Cove".
Here at The Dewdrop, we can't help but to be reminded of the late great Mary Oliver when reading Ellen White Rook's tremendous "On Waking".
The Dewdrop's first Featured Poem of 2023, is an offering from poet Emily Fernandez. It serves as a perfect introduction to the year.
Christian Dillo on a contemporary Zen approach to awakening and what meaningful transformation actually looks like.
BY NEIL ELLIS ORTS This farm boy wandered the acres of woods and explored the gully. I sat under the cedar that grew on a high bank, roots exposed, waiting for the right number of rains to let go.
BY JOHN BRANTINGHAM Sunset comes late in High Sierra Summers, and by the time it does, I’m usually done for the day.
BY CHARLENE MOSKAL As I age I find I can no longer enter certain rooms. I see backspaces inhabited by specters of a world fading into my past.
BY VINCENT PUZICK I remember the smell of toast. I was in the middle of my morning minutes of Transcendental Meditation when my mother got home from her graveyard shift at the hospital.
Annie Dillard celebrates humanity by taking the widest view of its activities, hopes, dreams and values. She then asks, what would we really do with this new, expanded perspective?
Milarepa is a much-loved figure in the Tibetan tradition, renowned for his songs that expound the teaching of the Buddha and his own dharmic worldview.