On The Way Down

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By River Dixon

One of my all-time favorite poets is Amy Lowell. They called her an “Imagist Missionary” since she was one of the first to use imagery, and she used it masterfully. If I didn’t know this was written by River, I would think this poem was hers. She captivated me when I was a child-woman. Now I’m a grandmother and this kind of language and skill still make my blood sing.


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Gems 5.22

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Photo by one of our top contributors and one of our very favorite photographer-poets, Cord X.  Used with permission.  Thank you so much! ♡

Today’s Gem celebrates our Mother’s love,  Mother Nature, Gaia, Mother Earth.  I was inspired to find a special quote to honor this love after reading a beautiful poem Mother, We Are Sorry by River Dixon.

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