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Poetry, with its impossible-seeming combination of soft lens and precision, brings to our awareness that which might otherwise go unnoticed and unappreciated. May these poems open your heart to the nuance and opportunity of each moment.

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Celebrating Black Poets

by The Grateful Living Team
In celebration of Black History Month, we offer this expanded, moving collection of work by…
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Poetry

in praise of i don’t know

by Maya Stein
Mostly, what washes up at the beach isn’t whole, though our eyes are peeledfor the…
Four thin screws on wood
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the construction project

by Maya Stein
Why not hire a professional? would be the logical question, but then I’d miss the quizzicallook…
a small white garden house covered in green vines with an open door framing a patterned brown chair
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The Most Important Thing

by Julia Fehrenbacher
I am making a home inside myself. A shelter of kindness where everything is forgiven,…
bright yellow lemons ripening on a tree
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Poetry Collection: Savoring Slowing Down

by The Grateful Living Team
The poets in this collection inspire us to treasure the breath, celebrate nature's abundance, and…
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The Invitation

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
Two nights after he died,all night I heard the sameone-line story on repeat:I am the…
A red knitted heart attached to a crack in a yellow wall
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Poetry Collection: Holding the Heart of Sorrow

by The Grateful Living Team
For times of grief and sorrow, we offer this curated collection of poems as a…
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Send Love, It Matters

by Carrie Newcomer
Somewhere someone needs help. Send love. It matters. If you can't get there yourself, then…
opposing calm and churning waters meeting to create a stark line
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For When People Ask

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
I want a word that means okay and not okay, more than that: a word…
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Watching My Friend Pretend Her Heart Isn’t Breaking

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
On Earth, just a teaspoon of neutron star would weigh six billion tons. Six billion…
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Uneven Ground

by Laura Grace Weldon
He wants to fill in the pasture’s low spots. I say no, no, no these…
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Temple

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
O body, cracked bell that still sings when struck, O leaky cup, O broken stem,…
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