how seldom I see it
that ponderosa pine
I pass every day
It’s so human, isn’t it, to be so focused on our
own stories that we miss the big picture? But
it’s uniquely human, too, to offer our attention
to the world, and there are rewards for opening
our eyes, or as Rumi would say, opening the
sail. In the details of the world around us, we
find beauty, purpose and meaning, and no detail
is too small to inspire awe and humility.
This is the gift of poems—I hope to see you in
my workshops or to speak with you about
on one. And
here are poems for you to read.
How to Unknow Something: Thanks to KSJD
radio in Cortez, CO, for this interview on how
poetry changes the way we see the world.
Falling in Love with the World: In this vlog,
yogini Sarah Hutchinson interviews me about yoga,
poetry, union in diversity and a deep love for
Virtual Tour of a Playshop: Blogger Shelley
Widhalm chronicled her time with Rosemerry in
Loveland, CO, in this informative, inspiring
Peace in a Time of Intolerance: In light of
recent difficult news events, Rosemerry wrote this
poem, picked up by the Colorado Independent.
Finding the Good News and Sharing It: That’s
what they do at gratefulness.org, and to that end
they picked up Rosemerry’s poem about being open to
The Love of Art: Every month, Rattle
Poetry hosts the Ekphrastic Challenge,
encouraging poets to respond to art. Rosemerry’s
poem was editor’s choice for the July image by
Samantha Gee, a joy to collaborate with a new
What Do You Call A Group of
Poets? A Heard! I’ve partnered with the San Juan
Independent to launch an interactive poetry map,
Heard of Poets: Poems from Colorado’s Western Slope.
Each week we feature a new poet.
A Daily Dose of Poetry:
Read my daily poems on my blog.
PDF of Rosemery's 2017 Schedule here!
(for printing and emailing)