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Poetry, with its impossible-seeming combination of soft lens and precision, brings to our awareness that which might otherwise go unnoticed and unappreciated. May these poems open our hearts to the nuance and opportunity of each moment.

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Four thin screws on wood

the construction project

by Maya Stein
Why not hire a professional? would be the logical question, but then I’d miss the quizzicallook…
a small white garden house covered in green vines with an open door framing a patterned brown chair

The Most Important Thing

by Julia Fehrenbacher
I am making a home inside myself. A shelter of kindness where everything is forgiven,…
bright yellow lemons ripening on a tree

Poetry Collection: Savoring Slowing Down

by The Grateful Living Team
The poets in this collection inspire us to treasure the breath, celebrate nature's abundance, and…
large cluster of sparks from a bonfire rising upward against a dark black background

The Invitation

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
Two nights after he died,all night I heard the sameone-line story on repeat:I am the…
A red knitted heart attached to a crack in a yellow wall

Poetry Collection: Holding the Heart of Sorrow

by The Grateful Living Team
For times of grief and sorrow, we offer this curated collection of poems as a…
a lone light purple flower laying atop old stone steps covered with dead leaves

Send Love, It Matters

by Carrie Newcomer
Somewhere someone needs help. Send love. It matters. If you can't get there yourself, then…
opposing calm and churning waters meeting to create a stark line

For When People Ask

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
I want a word that means okay and not okay, more than that: a word…
greyscale photo of a woman in a white dress underwater with her back arched towards the surface with rays of sunlight shining down

Watching My Friend Pretend Her Heart Isn’t Breaking

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
On Earth, just a teaspoon of neutron star would weigh six billion tons. Six billion…
brown grassy field with large puddle and a few trees against a misty grey sky

Uneven Ground

by Laura Grace Weldon
He wants to fill in the pasture’s low spots. I say no, no, no these…
man and small dog walking through small alley with faded orange walls covered in ivy and graffiti


by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
O body, cracked bell that still sings when struck, O leaky cup, O broken stem,…
fisherman at the end of the day in the yellow sunset light

Watching the Rower

by Andrea Potos
Oh to find that still surface, the glide of silk and silence, sun lit along…
close up of cream and tan woven thread

A Love Story

by Jeanie Greensfelder
Gather your selves: critical and kind, scared and brave, thoughtless and hurt. Mistakes and failures…
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