Poetry: Allowing And Understanding Feelings — Without Being Ruled By Them

The Golden Rules For Feelings, And Other Thoughts In Verse CS Sherin, 09-10-2019, edited 9-11-19 Canadian Geese and Tundra Swans, La Crosse WI marsh. Photo by CS Sherin FEELINGS... are neither good or bad...they just are. If deniedthey become likeexiled miceburrowing and hidingin hidden placesof the psyche and body,indefinitely.Only when they are feltand named can … Continue reading Poetry: Allowing And Understanding Feelings — Without Being Ruled By Them

A Tribute, In Loving Memory of Dr. Mary Oliver, Poetic Goddess

January 17, 2019 CS Sherin Please Note: The article below was originally written and posted on a former version of this site. This article from 2012 has been edited and re-published in honor of Dr. Mary Oliver, who died earlier today. Before you read the following article that I wrote after meeting Mary Oliver back … Continue reading A Tribute, In Loving Memory of Dr. Mary Oliver, Poetic Goddess

Poetry: Even In 1984 With Treason

CS SherinOctober 17, 2018What gracious time is this when I walk through air on earth and swim through water under the sky? What grace filled time is this where I am sheltered every night surrounded by six other beings who wish and show me only love, who stand by me no matter the weather or … Continue reading Poetry: Even In 1984 With Treason

Visual Poetry: Moments In Photos Become Art And Stepping Stones Along The Way

October 12, 2018by CS  Sherin I remember in college when I was going to art school that I kept a postcard up on my locker. It was a photograph of a golden eagle soaring in a clear blue sky. That photograph reminded me of a spiritual experience I had at the top of a mountain … Continue reading Visual Poetry: Moments In Photos Become Art And Stepping Stones Along The Way

Haiku And Poems ~ Third Week Of April

CS SherinApril 22, 2018; Earth Day I have been writing daily poetry to honor my inner muse, poetry month, and the voice of the soul--which is a salve of relief for the spirit. I have been disciplining myself by doing daily haiku, with the exception of a couple. Today, as this practice converged with Earth … Continue reading Haiku And Poems ~ Third Week Of April

Haiku ~ Second Week Of April

By CS SherinApril 13, 2018 Here are my daily poems I wrote this week in honor of Poetry Month (April 2018). All of them are haiku except for April 12th. Enjoy! In case you missed last week's daily poetry summary, click here.  April 7When I dream I saveeveryone, and when Iwake, I save myself. April … Continue reading Haiku ~ Second Week Of April