This site is the digital home of our neighborhood poetry box and the nature-planted poetry in San Diego. With the… Read more Welcome to Communal Acts of Beauty
You Start Dying Slowly — By Pablo Neruda You start dying slowly if you do not travel, if you do… Read more You Start Dying Slowly
Praying It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few… Read more Praying, Mary Oliver
Free Year End Practice Toolkit / 2019-2020_PlanningWorksheet_Public_SMorris Each year I take time to reflect and rediscover on the year that’s… Read more Year End Practice
In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting… Read more For a New Beginning
by Mary Oliver Chunky and noisy, but with stars in their black feathers, they spring from the telephone wire and… Read more Starlings in Winter
In Malcolm Gladwell’s best-selling and widely discussed book, Outliers: The Story of Success he talked about the 10,000 hours rule.… Read more The Other 10,000 Hours.
Like many of you, I’m stunned and saddened by the loss of Antony Bourdain. It’s yet another inexplicable, or at… Read more The Loss of the Patron Saint of Communion.