“Mostly I give attention to what I’m doing—cutting, chopping, stacking. I have a good time.” —Mary Oliver
Some poets are natural mindfulness teachers, their poems wonderful texts on meditation. Why? Because poets pay as much attention to the present moment as Buddhist practitioners, while capturing their contemplative practice in language that resonates within the soul.
About the Blog
These are the personal reflections of Jay Valusek on the process of Lectio Poetica, on nature, on poetry in general, and on some of words or phrases from poems we have used in our local gatherings.