Look how this wilderness swept in around us…

Whatever you expected this time in your life to hold, it probably wasn’t this. I’m not a doctor, nurse, or essential worker, but writing from the heart is something I can offer.

Here are a few poems I wrote near the beginning of the pandemic. I hope they help you take a deep breath in the midst of it all, as they have for me. (Click through to download shareable images of each poem.)


Finding a larger frame in which “even the end of the world really isn’t.”


How to breathe when you find yourself lost in this wilderness.

A New Practice

Learning to hold my heart open even as I hold my body back.