• Poetry

    Just Dessert?

    Mine for golden finds concealed In territory yet unclaimed Uncovering a mother lode of love For all that lays in wait.   © 2021 Gail Barrie

  • Poetry

    Cosmic Daisies

    Seeing with eyes both old and new And senses unfamiliar Opens restless heart and mind To unexpected treasure. Moving with what seems unknown In trust and gracious fervor Brings freedom abloom where once confined With light in equal measure. ©…

  • Poetry

    There is a Place

    There is a place In the southwest corner of the soul That wants to be given Away. Or maybe to be Laid out on a mesa For bone-picking? No, No. It wants tenancy In someone else’s pueblo Whose kiva receives…

  • Mantras

      © 2021 Gail Barrie   Photo credit shout out to Keri Lehmann…. one of my favorite co-creative partners.              

  • Poetry


    i remember a morning when you asked if you could go, too you were soft and i was soft it was softly early long before the midday heat and the breeze was blowing my skirt almost as if i could…

  • Poetry

    To a Sad Friend

    You’re all oystered up, The grain of sand in your tender flesh Turning pain into trauma. (What pearls emerge from irritation! What strength from bitter weakness!) Sweet seed pearl, friend, The shadows from your eyes Arouse my own cruel ghosts.…

  • Moments


    Some things in life will matter the most While others stay trivial as dust. Be careful in choosing which battles you fight And keep your perspective. Just trust.

  • This Just In

    Wandering Wondering Where your spirit will lead you next, Beyond Belief There is a pristine place not yet imagined, Summoning Sensation Will you answer the call?   © 2021 Gail Barrie  

  • Poetry

    The Flower Girl

    Unknown days before the wedding Aunt Ann permed her hair, with “Just a little extra tug” to ensure each curl, But a tough ouch for such a small girl. A fragment of an aisle memory (One meticulous petal at a…