The imprisoned women writers utilized Gregory Orr’s poem “Loss and loss and more” as their springboard this week.
Together we reflected upon what the rolling sea can teach us about the art of living our lives. If we concentrate on the ocean’s ebbs and flows, what insights does it reveal to us?
First, Orr’s poem . . . and then the reflections of three incarcerated writers follow. Enjoy!
Loss and loss and more
Loss – that’s what
The sea teaches.
The need to stay
Against the suck
Of receding waves,
Under our feet
Here, where sea
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