Healing Poems from Finnish Moments

My poems are about healing. We have all had painful experiences in our lives. Unless we change the narrative that surrounds such events, we are caught in suffering. This suffering can become the backdrop to our lives. My poems are about changing those narratives. Obviously, when you read them or listen to me reciting them, … Read more

Singing Moon Praises

From my book of poems Finnish Moments There she sat this Golden Orb of Light As birds, branches, leaves and gentle wind Kept singing praises to her This April moon is thanked for raising their sap Bringing beauty and light after that long Winter Then a Crow would have to announce its dominance of space … Read more

TRAUMATIC BLESSINGS FROM ORINOCO FLOWS Those two words don’t seem to go together. Yet over the last six years I have had my share of them and those traumas were blessings for me. Blessings in that the traumas were letting me know that I need to be more authentic about who I am in life. … Read more

MENTAL HEALTH TWELVE

There they are standing in the worldThose twelveAttachments grasping addictionsStuck with mental illusions Anger comes alongAddictions not working well todayAnxiety arises mixed with angerWill addictive fix happen today? It did notDepression darknessNow governs that mindGot to change it with some junk food Then again I don’t like itWhat do I like?Ah!Where is my cell phone? … Read more

Rex Lassalle