Wednesday, November 6, 2013

David Whyte - Master of Poetry

Thanks to my dear friend, Pascale Schroen (link to her blog), I have been reintroduced to poetry by Mary Oliver ("Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?") and David Whyte.  

Pasci played a recording of David reading his poem The Portrait in our Woman's Circle and our hearts nearly fell out our open mouths:

Takes your breath away, right?

And the next one, Sue Cooper (link) read us during a retreat at the Buddhist Retreat Centre in Ixopo (link) focused on grieving:
I mean, how can this not trigger some recognition of truth??  I reckon Brene Brown would love the references to belonging and living your truth.  I know I do.

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