This post, by Joanne Corey leads me to imagine hands of loving energy reaching across the sea, connecting us all to Paris and to all the places and people hurting, into a web of love.
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris in the aftermath of such horrific violence against them.
If I were at home, I would be watching what I am sure must be 24-hour television coverage, knowing that early reports are often unclear and certainly incomplete, but unable to concentrate on other matters in the face of such heart-breaking suffering.
Here at our poetry residency/workshop, we are meant to be unplugged, but I have used our internet access to read a bit of the coverage online and have decided to write this very early morning post before turning my mind back to poetry as best I can.
For months, those of us in the environmental movement have been using the word Paris as shorthand for the critical international climate summit due to convene there on November 30th. Many world leaders, including President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau, are due…
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