Archive for Poem

Resilience Circles Poetry

Gary Horvitz of the Resilience Circle in Albany, CA, compiled this collection of poetry to be used in Resilience Circles. Thanks Gary! Download the Poetry.

Turning to One Another, by Meg Wheatley

There is no power greater than a community discovering what it cares about. Ask: “What’s possible?” not “What’s wrong?” Keep asking. Notice what you care about. Assume that many others share your dreams. Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters. Talk to people you know. Talk to people you don’t know. Talk to […]

Take Courage Friends, by Wayne B. Arnason

Take courage friends. The way is often hard, the path is never clear, and the stakes are very high. Take courage. For deep down, there is another truth: you are not alone.  

Connections, by Marge Piercy

Connections are made slowly, sometimes they grow underground. You cannot always tell by looking at what is happening More than half a tree is spread out in the soil under your feet. Penetrate quietly as the earthworm that blows no trumpet. Fight persistently as the creeper that brings down the tree. Spread like the squash […]

A Portrait of America in Trash, by Jose Padua

I give to you a portrait of America in trash.
I give it to you with love and respect, America: