Category: Poetry

Now Flowing: C.M. Rivers 2021 Poetry Calendars

~ Need a little nature and poetry on your wall for the new year? You’ll find them both in this colorful calendar, featuring quotes from my recent poetry collection How To Carry Soup (Homebound Publications). Want to see samples? Simply scroll down and see… Continue Reading “Now Flowing: C.M. Rivers 2021 Poetry Calendars”

2021 C.M. Rivers Poetry Calendar

Pre-order is coming soon for my 2021 C.M. Rivers Poetry Calendar, small wall size (8.5 x 6.5 inch).

This Light

The Good News

Excerpt from The Good News, a poem from my collection How To Carry Soup (Homebound Publications, 2020).

These Particular Blues

It was one of those days when the movie of your life should have won an Academy award for best screenplay.  The twists and turns knocked everyone out, the plot was as tight as high-end waterproof luggage, and the soundtrack matched how everyone felt… Continue Reading “These Particular Blues”

Dear Diary

You must not complain about dust.  Dust becomes cloud becomes rain becomes forest becomes life, so you must not complain about dust as you wipe it from a table, books, shelves. May there be an empty space in the palm of my hand, where… Continue Reading “Dear Diary”

Now and Again

“Now we return to the lily”

Making Conversation

Turn over the stone of what is not true to discover what is possible…

Many Rivers

You have known many takers, known many givers, walked many pathways, crossed many rivers.  Maybe you’ve known a husband or two, some lovers or wives.  You’ve died a few deaths, lived a few lives. You have been a seeker, you have been a finder, you have found… Continue Reading “Many Rivers”

“Gratitude To Old Teachers” by Robert Bly

“Gratitude To Old Teachers” – Robert Bly When we stride or stroll across the frozen lake, We place our feet where they have never been. We walk upon the unwalked.  But we are uneasy. Who is down there but our old teachers? Water that… Continue Reading ““Gratitude To Old Teachers” by Robert Bly”

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