I sometimes use poetry in gatherings to focus our attention in certain ways. Here are some of my favourites for that kind of listening. If you like the selections of these poets, please support them by purchasing their books and/or tapes.

Beannacht (John O'Donohue)
Wild Geese (Mary Oliver)
Lost (David Wagoner)
Tilicho Lake (David Whyte)
The Journey (David Whyte)
The Journey (Mary Oliver)
The Old Wild Place (David Whyte)
Thought-Work (John O'Donohue)
Late Fragment (Raymond Carver)
One Heart (Li-Young Lee)
Song of the Sky Loom (Traditional Tewa, translated by H. J. Spinden)
Peace is Every Step (Thich Nhat Hanh)
Today, Like Every Other Day (Rumi/Barks)
The Song of the Kayak (Eskimo/Rasmussen)
The Hidden Singer (Wendell Berry, adapted by Denis Donnelly)