Mom is ninety now, so we try to return her as often as possible to her most sacred personal sites.
Category - Poetry
Tonight, fireworks explode against the dark sky, raining fiery strands of silk zenith to horizon,
then Dark Spider darts across the road...
Let us cross over the wide Willamette River together and find a world on fire
Put your pack down. Your soul pulls toward the water.
"Dream Bridges" is a video poem written and narrated by Portland poet Don Hynes.
Poem by Peter Jensen "The wave is the constant background to our lives..."
What will you say when the Elders ask, "What did you dream"?
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...