Boo!

Happy Halloween, Friends! I so love the whimsical and fantastical and spooky spirit of Halloween, as well as the idea of connecting with spirits of our dearly departed. I also love writing Halloween-themed poems each year. This is my 2022 Halloween poem, inspired by my late father, who used to say that he would beContinue reading “Boo!”

The universe is learning

Dear Friends, I wrote this poem yesterday to try to sort through my feelings and swirling thoughts. It helped to share with my friends at Neurolyrical CafĂ© this evening. I share them with you now. Your Friend, Danny — The universe is learningby Danny Whitty I.What the world is coming toComing fromAnd going toWill itContinue reading “The universe is learning”

Springing Ahead!

Dear Friends, Happy spring to you! At least for Northern Hemisphere folks! I have been having the most full and joyful couple of weeks. It feels like my body is so aligned with my mind, and that is so rare – but it has felt so smooth for many days! And my heart feels soContinue reading “Springing Ahead!”

Father’s Day & Grief

Today I think of my Papa as I most love to remember him: My best cheerleader! He was so full of vibrant joy and optimism, and so enthusiastic about our little routines. He staunchly defended me at all times. He was delighted by our friendship. He made me feel worthy of genuine interest. He wasContinue reading “Father’s Day & Grief”

Seaside Vigil

This poem was written for the Cow Tipping Summer Writing Workshop earlier this summer. It was written in 10 minutes, but I love how it turned out. It is about missing my dad. Seaside Vigil by Danny Whitty Walking on the sand I am at peace,The saltwater puts me at ease.Waves roaring in my ears,ItContinue reading “Seaside Vigil”