Bring it all down on the side of love

Today I bring it all down on the side of love and I’ll tell you now, yes, you should fly across the country just for 48 hours in her arms spend your last dollar and borrow more to get there steal words from the past and ink them along  your …

just write it.

What are you waiting for? you know the words are right there ready to spill ready for truth telling ready for spell weaving ready to be told just sit down with an open journal and a smooth pen or the click – clack of typewriter keys and a pristine sheet …

poem for the world

listen, you, with your beach glass heart you, with your moonshine teardrops this is a poem for the world and this is only a poem for you both of those things are true and neither, really but either way you, love are holy so, hold your capacity for melancholy and …

take me to the sea

Take me to the wild sea Bring me to where waves mark time where salt meets skin where I greet the depths Take me to the wild sea Take me home back to where I belong. ~~~~ Where do you belong today?  Where would you go if you could?

"part of the journey is in knowing that our softness is not a sign of weakness, but rather where the very core of our strength resides" Jeanette LeBlanc

The Core Of Your Strength

they say you are soft? so be soft. you have nothing to prove. nothing to gain from a forced toughening of your wild soul. be soft 
because you can because you are because you know that it is life that has 
softened you that has taught you that hard is …

follow your heart

  this afternoon I am doing nothing but sitting here reading poetry. the muse is resting she has lots to do right now. she simmers and burns and holds things close this is gestation time I understand the birth will come when the words are ready and so I sit …

jeanette leblanc poetry

So This Is How It Is…..

so, this is how it is. you get picked last for the team left out of the plans excluded from the circle. the rejection letter arrives in the mail she picks the other girl the door you were about to walk through gets slammed hard in your face and you …