To be filled with gratitude for life and experience in its entirety--that is the meaning conveyed in B.R. Wilder's poem "Oh Mother, do not give me bliss".
Marcy Rae Henry's poem glitters with awareness, gratitude, and release. Each stanza highlights a moment or image that is, in fact, a gift.
New Orleans poet Gina Ferrara writes a poem of awareness, inevitability, permanence, and nature, the lines of which are gathered around the shores of a sluggish river.
After a glioblastoma diagnosis, Tallu Schuyler Quinn wrote about what dying meant to her body, mind and heart in this series of moving essays.
Suzanne Eaton's windchimes is a meditative discourse on wind and sound, and the tranquility and openness manifested by the simple act of stillness.
The Fog of October is Pamela Denyes' call to the wild, an invitation to look beneath the surface of the mundane--to the mysticism beyond the veil.
In the Anapanasati Sutta, the Buddha presents a visceral kind of practice with the breath, that illuminates the experience of joy, calm and impermanence.
Thich Nhat Hanh offers advice on being our best selves on the phone, when watching TV and even when simply flipping a light switch.
Alexandra Horowitz asks, what does it really mean to pay attention? Is it beneficial? And how can we be better at it?
Theodore Roethke was an intensely introspective poet whose work has been hailed by critics as some of the finest American poetry from the last century.