Meaning and mana are the pillars that hold up the gateway to life lived as poem-fodder.
Oregon’s late poet laureate William Stafford once said, “Poetry and other arts come from acceptance of little signals that immediate experience contributes to beings who are alive and fallible and changing.”
Actually, meaning and mana are probably the pillars for the gateways to all the different lives a human can live.
Life lived by humans is almost never simple, even when the moves we make appear to be straightforward. …