Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fields of Gold

Sunrise over fields Waves of gold follow the air The earth puts forth life

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Relaxation Health

Rest and relaxation goes beyond simply sleeping.  While sleeping is the foundation of rejuvenating the body, this must continue when awake to renew body, mind, and spirit.  This rejuvenation helps us deal with the stresses of life as well as

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Istanbul University Botanical Gardens

This week’s retreat takes us to a somewhat unlikely place, the Istanbul University Botanical Gardens.  Started in 1935 by Dr. Alfred Heilbronn, it is the largest garden in Turkey located in one of the largest cities in the world.  Tucked

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Realities and Truths

The sky is blue.  Water is wet.  These are held by most to be evident truths.  We as a society agree on the reality of these and other similar statements.  But what about statements such as “I love you.”  While

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Sun Flower

How young the flower Sitting upon the high branch Radiant sun shines

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In the bustling modern society, we often lose focus on some of the simpler things in life.  The simplest but often most important is sleep.  Sleep not only allows our bodies and minds to rest but our dreams carry with

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Pitcairn Island

This week’s retreat takes us to one of the most isolated locations on the planet, Pitcairn Island.  Located in the center of the Pacific, it is the last British Colony in the Pacific Region.  Hundreds of miles from the nearest

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Sea of Humanity

Every person is as unique as a snowflake.  While there are communities, philosophies, nationalities, religions, etc; how the world is seen and how people act is given to free will and choice.  For this reason, is it essential to temper

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Blind Action

Winds blow the day Night falls onto the waiting Blind is the world

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Elan Mudrow


sheila sea

like thalassic velvet

Steve Rose, PhD

Gain Long-term Freedom From Addiction


A place to appreciate a femme's love for bois...


Wellness • Poetry • Life


Witty Written Works

Damyanti Biswas

For lovers of reading, crime writing, crime fiction

A Thousand Haiku haiku at a time.

DoubleU = W


Poetry | Fiction | Visual Art


A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.


Alis volat propriis

For Poetic Justice

Poetry, Prose, Photography

Only Fragments

Love Letters to the Tar Pit


Fiction & Poetry Journal of T. Wong

California Bonsai Art

............ Live from the Bonsai Bunker

Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

The Whole Circle Project

A Commentary on Social Sustainability

Michael Hagedorn

New Post on Crataegus Bonsai

Indiana Bonsai

Learning Bonsai in the Hoosier state


Life through Mindful Media


haiku and other experiments in verse

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Life Changing the World: A Phoenix's Aria

"A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


The blog of a french storyteller, a polish photography lover and a world adventurer, Christina Czubak.

The Art of Bonsai

New England Bonsai Gardens

Street of Dreams

A literary blog of poet, playwright and essayist Rachael Stanford

Bonsai advice

Bonsai site

Capital Bonsai

The personal bonsai blog of Aarin Packard, Assistant Curator of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society

celebrating Japanese traditions in English-language haiku

Pamela Sukhum Weblog

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Contemplative Pathways

One Self traveling many pathways.  One Being expressing as many lives.

Carol J Forrester

Poet | Writer | Mythology & History Geek

Ian Stewart Black

Modern master of classical poetry

Tŷ Celf

Celebrating Creativity in Cardiff

Line Of The Week

Miscellaneous Utterings From Best Friends

Just Contemplations

Contemplations expressed through the written word...

Friendly Fairy Tales

Celebrating Nature and Magic for Kids of all Ages

The Pump Handle

A water cooler for the public health crowd

Mark Coakley

Author of "Hidden Harvest" and "Tip and Trade"