What will you say when the Elders ask, "What did you dream"?
Category - Writing
Three Spirits Trilogy, written and narrated by Portland poet Don Hynes
"Nurturing the urge
to love what is close..." A poem by Don Hynes
"You strode deeper and deeper
into the world
determined to do
the only thing you could do
It is enormously soul-satisfying to have created something before the workaday world begins.
One of the first poems I have my students write is a Random Autobiography–which can be of a life, a love affair–anything, really. This...
The best work is still like a sanded board,
rounded over and smooth to the touch.
"Journey of Mud and Honey: Up the Wailua River to Secret Falls"
Now blue October, smoky in the sun...
My friend, you wanted to be wind on the waves
Somewhere the ocean rages
with waves like cliffs
and shrieks of wind...
I sort of stumbled across John Denver's "Back Home Again" in my music library, and epiphanized that it might work to create a two-hanky family home...