The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart:
My Soul Journal
"My Blue Bottle"

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I would like to express my deepest appreciation to Robert Bly, James Hillman, and Michael
Meade for their written and verbal words as editors of the book,
The Rag and Bone Shop of
the Heart
.  All three men have enriched my life through poetry, story, and prose.  Following
are links to their sites for those interested.  
Robert Bly:  Robert Bly Site  and Robert Bly Amazon Books
James Hillman:  James Hillman Amazon Books
Michael Meade:  Michael Meade Amazon Books

My Story
Introduction:  Rag and Bone Shop Poem

Approach to Wildness

Father's Prayers for Sons and Daughters


I Know the Earth, and I am Sad

The House of Fathers and Titans

Language:  Speaking Well and Speaking Out

Making a Hole in Denial

Loving the Community and Work

The Naive Male

The Second Layer:  Anger, Hatred, Outrage

Earthly Love

The Cultivated Heart

Mother and Great Mother

The Spindrift Gaze Toward Paradise


Loving the World Anyway