Richard E. Lee Remembered
Life Stories of Civil
Voices from the Fields
Olive Through the Ages
Gordon T. McClelland Art and
The Slackjaw Bros.
The Poets' Tree celebrates poetry written
by a variety of poets from various cultures and times, and promotes
a positive attitude on living and life.
Featured at this site are poems by: Narihira, Lao Tzu, Miyamoto
Musashi, Elizabeth Bishop, Robinson Jeffers, Charles Simic, Denise
Levertov, Harold S. Kushner, Antonio Machado, Novalis, Hermann Hesse,
Ryokan, Seng-ts'an, St. Francis of Assisi, Nalungiaq, George Walters,
Max Erhmann, Kahlil Gibran, Minamoto no Toshiyori, Big Thunder,
Eagle Chief, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Luther Standing Bear, Tagore, Mahmud
Darwish, Simon J. Ortiz, and N. Scott Momaday.
A special tribute to the late poet Richard E. Lee showcases his
poetry and artwork.
Also included at this site are words from Ecclesiastes, the ancient
Egyptian, Dhammapada, Sanskrit, Yoruba of Africa, Dinka of Africa,
and Native American; and a Gaelic blessing and Chinese proverb.
It is my hope that this site provides a quiet respite from the noise
and confusion of these often hectic times, as you make your journey
through life. May you find each day filled with beauty and wonder.
In the words of poet Narihira:
have always known
That at last I would
Take this road,
but yesterday I
did not know it would
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