Communal Acts of Beauty is an offering to the community—our little corner of the world.

“Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” ― Anne Herbert

By sharing poetry, art or both, our intention is to spread just a bit more beauty into the world. Our nature-planted poetry and the poetry box outside our house was created to share with and connect with our surrounding community and the people within it. And, to spread a little inspiration, motivation and beautification. We hope you enjoy it!

Ever onward ― Steve
Feel free to touch base with any thoughts, ideas or stories:

Love After Love

The time will come
when, with elation
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror
and each will smile at the other’s welcome,

and say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
to itself, to the stranger who has loved you

all your life, whom you ignored
for another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

the photographs, the desperate notes,
peel your own image from the mirror.
Sit. Feast on your life.
        — Derek Walcott

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