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  • Beginning Again: Creative Responses to Poetry of Presence

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  • Beneath the Same Stars: A Novel of the 1862 US-Dakota War (Excerpt)

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  • Practicing Presence: Insights from the Streets

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  • Friends: Solo Piano (Album)

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  • The Book of the World: A Contemporary Scripture

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  • Berry Picking: Lines from an Occasional Poet

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The Raft

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Poetry of Presence


Learn more about mindfulness poetry and the wonderful poets anthologized inĀ Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems, which I co-edited with Ruby R. Wilson.

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A Year of Being Here


From January 1, 2013, to January 1, 2016, I posted a daily mindfulness poem, usually by a contemporary or recent poet. This project is now concluded, but you can still browse the archives.

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