Author Archives: Marcela Griffin

About Marcela Griffin

Newly retired and looking at life in a kinder way.

The Wait

One of my photo/poems included in my book, Reflections by the Shore.    Advertisements

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My first Photo/Poem book!

Reflections by the Shore, is finally a reality. My love for the ocean took me through journeys of joy, solace, grief, while walking along the shore and connecting with nature. At first, the photographs and poems were moments of inspiration … Continue reading

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On the Nature of Poetry

“It is the nature of poetry to determine or affirm one’s relation to the incomprehensible condition of existence.” By Mary Ruefle in “Madness, Rack, and Honey.

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Video Poem: “Arrhythmia”

Originally posted on Erica Goss, Poet:
I’m happy to present “Arrhythmia,” a video poem created by Marc Neys (aka Swoon) from a poem I wrote. Michael Dickes, editor of Awkword Paper Cut, recorded the poem, and I shot the video.…

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“When one sees …

“When one sees the tree in leaf, one thinks the beauty of the tree is in its leaves, and then one sees the bare tree.” From The Bare Tree by Samuel Menashe

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Coastal Sounds

Coastal Sounds by Marcela Griffin At the edge of the sea the unmistakable sounds are constant, yet changing between the roar of the curling wave, rushing, racing, surging to the edge as if an urgent call relentlessly beckons the rush. … Continue reading

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The Windy Shore

The Windy Shore by Marcela Griffin The windy shore pushes my kayak, battering it from side to side, as I bring the vessel to land fighting the surge that pulls me back again and again. The windy shore shows its … Continue reading

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