Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Poetry

Game Over

by Abbie Johnson Taylor He didn’t leave his heart in San Francisco, the home of the 2014 World Series champion. No, his heart was in Colorado. The Rockies …

Water and Words

Soft, without ends or beginnings Flowing smooth and self-contained Not hiding what is underneath These currents play the music Setting my words to shape and …

Apart From Words

Curved lines of loosely-chosen order Speak to strangers through the veil of vagueness Some language lacking words Making sense, nevertheless, to those with …

‘Courage’ by Peter MacQuarrie

by Peter MacQuarrie Ask for courage, Not wealth, Not fame, Not power, Nor for prestigious stature. Ask for courage, So you may be wise, So you may be …

NEW YEAR – A Poem by Stephen Gill

by Stephen Gill What then if it is a New Year! This day is the same as any other day of last week, even last year. The wilful ghosts of sorrow have not …

Unwakeable Sleeping Infant

by Neall Calvert What shall I name you, infant, Swaddled, sleeping deep within, Blissfully unaware of life— Unwakeable? For your unspoken requirements— For …

X’mas Spirit

by Stephen Gill I see her resurrecting in Christmas trees, mistletoe and  Santa Claus. I see her appearing within the decoration in  churches, homes and …

Courage

by Peter MacQuarrie Inside you is a lion. Inside you is a soul. Inside you is a heart. Inside you is a brave soul whose heart knows how to stand up and be …

Wild-N-Free

by Max Skinwood A child looks in the mirror and what Do they SEE Everything they want to Be The Mirror is a River Slow-n-Deep In its self imposed prison …

Cascadia Poetry Festival, April 30 to May 3

Spoken Word/Poetry Workshop with Missie Peters and Anastacia Tolbert May 01, 2:15 – 5:15 pm Use your body as a tool for inspiration! Bring in poetic …

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