Transforming Poems

a storm to clear

Sometimes - and even more often

than we'd like - it takes a storm

to clear the weather, to usher in

a peaceful day or night.


In my later years, I see now

that this is so for people too,

part of nature that we are -

a good shouting brings

pain and tears, a cloud

of isolation and a release

of held-back water -

pouring out just as clouds

release theirs...


Then peace - to body and soul -

settles in, until the storm

builds again.

For a Transforming World

On this page I will add poems I have written over the past few years - unpublished - that I now recognize are relevant to the transforming time in which we live. Inner change is necessary -urgent, even, if outer change is to bring about a new world...

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18.10 | 18:29

Thanks, glad you found it here. I think it's remarkable. Holly's grandmother is one of my long and close friends; it was she who sent it.

18.10 | 17:38

Thanks for posting this. I heard it read from Abbey Theatre in their "Dear Ireland" and was hoping that I would find it on the web. I thought it stole the show.

03.03 | 17:19

Laurie...I might have my copy and will look for it. Otherwise...order from Amazon.
It is beyond inspiring. I will let you know. It's on kindle too.

03.03 | 16:53

Hi Brenda, I would like to read The Choice. Where would I find a copy?

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