Poetry and Pottery Video

Look at all the people and stuff in this short video of Poetry and Pottery! We gather together artists, potters, and writers for a summer afternoon’s event for most weeks in the summer. And this is what it looks like — tourists, residents of the Pikes Peak region and...

Celebrating with Warriors 1st

Warriors 1st Ribbon Cutting Poem Veterans and entrepreneurs need resilience To avoid damage or falling prey to manipulation God helps us envision perseverance and abundance In the face of depression and suicide And all sorts of heavy stuff. Kindness leads to success....

Poetry Heals Turns 3 Years Old

Poetry Heals is turning 3 years old. I am simply humbled. Dozens of people pitched in to help create this thriving nonprofit organization. We have a board of directors and everything! So many have encouraged me, guided me and have now taken ownership of this effort to...

The Stories of Poetry Heals

Poetry Heals had some great stories this week. In this photo, we have a family from Nice, France who wrote poems in French and English. They were visiting friends who live here, and you really can’t tell who is who. We also get to continue our work with troubled...

Teen Writers Take Over Class

I had written a writing prompt on the white board before I went to fetch the students for the after school writing group. Landmark Community School is a safe place for teens in recovery from addiction. The kids are terrific. “What I would l like to...