spiritual language poetry & writings

notes toward a cosmic folklore- introduction



If it seems to us the world we live in is a place of pain, a place of

horror, it is also a place of wonder, a place of discovery. The poet

in us stays mindful of the contradictions and listens to the heart

of language, or the language of his or her heart, and writes what

he or she hears. Each day is a new journey.


But it’s very hard for us to love what we don’t know. The un-

known is strange, it is threatening, it makes us feel things we

may not want to feel, or are not ready to feel…


So…let’s listen in to what the poet (or walt whitman) in us might