Tag Archives: motherhood

Moments of Inspiration: Rachel Hunt Steenblik’s “Breathe”

"breath." from lenchensmama on Flickr (BY ND)

Rachel Hunt Steenblik’s “Breathe” Post 29/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

“Music Shall Be Thy Name”: Jim Richards’ “Octave”

Jim Richards’ “Octave” Post 26/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

Traces of Mother: Bob Rees’ “Her”

"Generations - Crafting365/222" from blockpartypress on Flickr (BY NC ND)

Bob Rees’ “Her” Post 25/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

Reflecting the Divine Feminine: Elisa Pulido’s “Sightings: The Heavenly Mother in North Central Texas”

Elisa Pulido’s “Sightings: The Heavenly Mother in North Central Texas” Post 23/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

Sensing Mother’s Massive Grace and Godsome Body: Dayna Patterson’s “Whale Watching”

"46 leapin whales!!!" from Chewy Chua on Flickr (BY NC ND)

Dayna Patterson’s “Whale Watching” Post 22/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.) (Follow this link to access a copy of Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road,” which I mention in my commentary.)

See How She Creates: Dayna Patterson’s “Mother Has a Degree in Exterior Design”

Dayna Patterson’s “Mother Has a Degree in Exterior Design” Post 21/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

Celebrating Mother: Dayna Patterson’s “Harvest Dance”

"shiva omphallus" from Eddi van W. on Flickr (BY NC ND)

Dayna Patterson’s “Harvest Dance” Post 20/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

More than an Endless Womb: Rebekah Orton’s “It’s Possible I’m Projecting”

"A lovely kid looking at her exhausted mom" from licryst on Flickr (BY NC)

Rebekah Orton’s “It’s Possible I’m Projecting” Post 18/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)

“I Hear Her Everywhere”: Rachel Hunt Steenblik’s “I Dreamed I Wrote Five Poems”

Rachel Hunt Steenblik’s “I Dreamed I Wrote Five Poems” Post 6/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.) (Follow this link for an essay Steenblik wrote that explores some of the same ideas I explore in my commentary.)

On Radical Equality: Jim Papworth’s “Seven Songs of Creation”

"Mother Creator" by Jamie Clark

Jim Papworth’s “The Seven Songs of Creation” Post 4/31 in my A Mother Here reading series. (Click/tap here to read the poem.) Poem: (Direct link to audio file.) Commentary: (Direct link to audio file.)