Oct 15 2002

Okay, so I’m a hopeless sap, but the last of the S…

Okay, so I’m a hopeless sap, but the last of the Six Favorite Poems from Dandelion de LaRueTo David, got me all verklempt.


May 1 2002

Once and again, Rob Brezny at FreeWillAstrology ha…

Once and again, Rob Brezny at FreeWillAstrology has managed to sum up the crux of the condition for me:

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): There’s a party in your astrological House of Self-Definition, Gemini. Four planets have converged there for a rare get-together: forceful Mars, ingenious Mercury, intimate Venus, and concretizing Saturn. What does it mean? This is the best time in many moons to get to know yourself better, to glorify yourself with feisty precision, and to nurture relationships that will activate your dormant potential. Choose one dream (not two or three or ten) that will best serve all those purposes, then initiate plans to make it your labor of love for the next two years.

Time for a visit to Camelot: Tra-la, it’s May / the lusty month of May / when every maiden prays that her lad / will be a cad….


Apr 22 2002

Time for a writerly link – Carl Sandburg

Time for a writerly link – Carl Sandburg on Those Who Make Poems from the Atlantic Monthly Online:

“You are vivid. Go on so. It will cost … but go on. Work hard … they all do when they are any good at all. The sense of futility will ride you often … and this is not too bad, for usually it means a requisite humility is operating. When you are too sure you are good then pray God help your vain little heart. Write much. Write every day. Lay the pieces by. See what happens later.”