Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul

Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul explores how poetry expresses the human condition. It is medicine for the soul.

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In this podcast, produced on Juneteeth, (June 19th), 2020, I recognize and honor the grief of African Americans, especially in light of current events with the murder of George Floyd and other African...
June 19, 2020
In this episode, I explore the shape of our light. Emotions can affect the shapes of water crystals, according to experiments done by Dr. Masaru Emoto, who wrote The Hidden Messages in Water (2001). H...
April 2, 2020
In this episode, I take a poetic look at messages from our magical mystical nature that can help us to emotionally navigate the challenges of COVID-19. Trees, fireflies, dolphins, bees, the moon, the ...
March 22, 2020
Enjoy this exploration of the sacral way of water. Our steady and constant companion in various forms throughout the year, water reflects our creativity as well as our turmoil. Our emotional states ar...
March 15, 2020
This memoir describes my recovery from measles encephalitis at the age of seven in 1957. This condition is usually fatal. I taught myself how to walk again even though everyone said I would never leav...
March 7, 2020
This memoir is dedicated to victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence, rape, incest, and sex trafficking, and murdered and missing indigenous women. I apply the teachings of Sun Tzu in the ancient Ch...
March 1, 2020
This memoir reveals how poets seek light, or mindful presence, in their poetry. Being present to the NOW fosters insights and promotes healing. I read my poems "Until the Thaw", "Autumn Song", and "Th...
February 22, 2020
In this episode enjoy poetry by Ben Jonson, Robert Burns, Ken Gierke (rivrvlogr on Wordpress), and myself. We examine love and Valentine’s Day. Why does Cupid sing the Blues? I read My poems, "Cupid's...
February 17, 2020
This memoir continues Kindness: Part I. I added some new reflections on bullying and rebroadcast a part in the prior episode that had too much static and other disruptive sounds. Poems by myself, Naom...
February 12, 2020
In this memoir, I explore the topic of kindness in relation to tribalism and bullying, especially the bullying of children. The young girl, Izzy Dixs, featured in the photo selected for this podcast, ...
February 11, 2020

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