Poet’s Rebellion

Despite having blogged fairly prolifically over the past decade, lately I haven't wanted to put pen to paper (or fingers to keys) in that way. I mean, the aversion has been almost visceral. I haven't even wanted to journal. And though I've never been wildly consistent about journaling, it's always felt like home. Trusting my …

Revenge of the muse

a poem a day. what was I thinking announcing it to the world? did enthusiasm or foolhardiness cadge control of my mouth? perhaps this is my muse declaring "Payment due." for all those inspirations offered and declined. Daily Poem Project 2018 - day 2 What does poetry have to do with business and career coaching? …

Frost

glittering waves skirt window edges break across glass beachheads fracture into fiery galaxies painting possibilities ---infinite points of wonder--- across my earth and fire eyes Daily Poem Project 2018 - 1 day ... 1 poem ... 365 days What does poetry have to do with business and career coaching? Acts of creativity spark non-linear thinking. …

Crow Feathers

Ink flashing indigo You stand incongruous In your field of green blades Two of you upright and alone Sentinels of night fallen from wings Who once climbed blazing sky gracefully I pass, walking heart full curious Who were you when you flew? Why did you leave them behind? © 2015 Tracie Nichols

Morning…

into this silent morning I place my carefully wrapped delicately ribboned heart a gift to the day dawn ripples birdsong fingers tucking my gift into softly waiting mother of pearl in a breath flushed with tangerine blushing shells shedding turquoise ribbons dawn slips inside neatly tucked corners unfolding me naked and new placing my full-blown …