Devil in the Details

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Stories, Uncategorized, Xoem

I’ve spoken previously about trying to write a Xoem® a day as part of my daily morning Alchemy of Illuminated Poetry®  practice. One of the things I do by way of this practice is to explore the mind-body connection. A while back I jammed my fingers into the walls of my house three times in […]

And Simply Drinks

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Stories, Xoem

We all experience difficulty in our lives. I wrote this Xoem® as part of The Alchemy of Illuminated Poetry® process in the midst of pain. It reminded me that there is always another way of seeing things. And though I may not be able to change the pain itself, I can change my experience of […]

Introducing the Xoem®

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Journal, Stories, Xoem

What exactly is a Xoem®? I wrote a pamphlet called, “A Xoem a Day Keeps the Spirit in Play”, and I do try to write one a day. It’s a unique, six-line, circular-shaped verse form which I developed and love to use as part of my intuitive morning writing process. It can be composed on […]