A Message of Courage, Love and Hope
Jan28

A Message of Courage, Love and Hope

In an AROHO demitasse . . . we spoke about the reality of our bodies making the art that we make. What sheds off. What’s observed through the window-pane. What’s left. What’s still arriving. What the frequency is. Through these words, typed as dusk falls in East England, the sky an indigo tilt, I send you a message of courage, love and hope. For your practice. For your work. For who you are becoming: alongside the...

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So by Martha Andrews Donovan
Jan28

So by Martha Andrews Donovan

  “So” by Martha Andrews Donovan After Shauna Osborn’s Carved Skin                           And I have so many words— —Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior   I.   Here, in the high desert, I am finding my way back to language. I will carry these words on my back. So. I.     II. Dear Shauna, I keep circling — how to enter? I have decided to write this as a letter to you. Unformed. Still forming....

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Breathing Fee by Tanya Ko Hong
Apr05

Breathing Fee by Tanya Ko Hong

    “Breathing Fee” by Tanya Ko Hong   Talk about the wood stacked high in the living room and what it costs to breathe in my home— raw wood, oak so long and thick— like a dead elephant stretched wall to wall. He said to acclimate takes time and more money—heartwood slow to open, to breathe— one week became a month and more. I couldn’t breathe just looking at the pile of planks— unusable, forlorn— it had to...

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Generativity by Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus
Feb12

Generativity by Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus

“Generativity,” by Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus, Waves: A Confluence of Women’s Voices Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus is an educator, artist, and writer. Her first screenplay, On the Corner of Eden and Grace, won recognition for Drama in Screenplay Festival 2015. In 2015, she developed and performed a one-woman show about her teaching career, Chalkdust, in Santa Fe. In 2016, she moved to Santa Fe where she is owner and...

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Off the Moon Path by Jane Schulman
Feb09

Off the Moon Path by Jane Schulman

“Off the Moon Path,” by Jane Schulman, Waves Anthology: A Confluence of Women’s Voices   Here’s the dress I wore when we met on the mountain ridge.  Light through pine sparkled gold and scarlet threads.   When I slip this dress over my head, I am Helios, God of the Sun, scattering clouds and shadows.   For years I followed the moon path – like an eland slips behind a cypress when lions stalk   or...

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