Welcome!

Welcome, everyone! I’ve changed the website a bit because I’ve been seeing lots of visitors, yay! and would like to make it easier to use and for you to find my poetry. Probably the best introduction to me and my work is this short video that was made on the winter solstice in 2014. So…

New Body Speaking workshop series in Hilo
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New Body Speaking workshop series in Hilo

BODY SPEAKING Writing practice with Ruth Thompson Our bodies are the keepers of our stories. In this monthly series, writers and yogis of all levels will gather to explore movement, breath, meditation, and inner listening as a way to generate writing from the body. Each 90 minute class will include an eclectic blend of asana,…

What there is to worship

What there is to worship

For all of you, with my deepest gratitude, on this Thanksgiving day. Flotsam The storm drives all ashore—thrown stick with dogteeth,twig of twisted pine, thumbnail jellyfish with dark sails fallen, fouled ballast, soapyolivine foam. Everyone here has the same story. We are blown here out of sight of ourselves, staggering and dismayed. Yet we are…