Soon after that entry, I’d found a poem by Peter Meinke that I copied in my journal. In the margin I wrote “daughter Carly” next to the author’s reference to his son Peter. Here’s the poem:
This is a poem to my son...
Anger Tool #3: Respond Instead of Reactby
The Anger Coach, with Century Anger Management, had developed a unique and acclaimed model of anger management called the “Eight Tools” model. Tool #3 is “Respond instead of React” meaning...
A Young Man's Poemby
life this way, right here.”
There followed a poem he said I am free to use as I choose.
I checked... that poetry is forged in fear or anger, at least in me, but the fear melts away with challenging it and skill...
Another great poem!by
I need to start a section just for these wonderful poems!
The Misunderstood Child
A poem... in my anger and fright.
I am the child that fidgets and squirms
Though I'm told to sit still and be good...
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
This poem is quietly..., my angers, my gratitude, and my smile. After the long time is passed, I will be still trapped...
Time to turn off our computers and TV's.
Time to put down our work and our worries.
Time to quiet our angers and put aside our differences.