To Begin, To Manifest

At the start of yoga class last night, my teacher said, “We practice so much, we have to remember to be beginners. Be beginners!” By which I understood her to mean that we need to hold in our minds all…

Step-Step-Leap Into Fearlessness

Hello readers! I’m back from my month-long hiatus. While not blogging in July, I began my stint as a workshop leader for a couple of summer writing workshops for young people, including this one in my neighborhood park. Writing with…

A Hot Little Poem

It’s hot in New York. I mean, really, really hot. Do The Right Thing hot. Drag your mattress out on the fire escape to sleep hot. Crack open a fire hydrant hot. It’s too hot to think clearly about much…

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