The Dance- A Poem

by Alicia Moore   In the moonlit mountain air, I dance to the maddening bass in my head– bonfire ablaze at my feet as I thrash my body in the deep, orange glow of night. Little glass bottles of Ayahuasca shake and clank as each foot thumps the grayish clay....

Oh, Autumn

Welcome to those delightfully crisp mornings! Nothing says autumn quite like delicious food; it is the Season of Harvest, after all. So I’m going to share two of my favorite fall recipes with you below. 1. I love butternut squash! If I had more time, I would...

Musings on Music

By Alicia Moore “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou Music has changed the trajectory of my life; it has pulled me to shore, and pushed me out to sea. Music is my anchor, my life vest, my...

Finding Gratitude

By Alicia Moore I woke up in Leadville, Colorado this morning in a red tent surrounded by those tall, thin pine trees that look like they might topple over at the slightest gust. I woke to the sting of a crisp predawn, to darkness, stillness, silence. I am grateful...

The War for Compassion

By Alicia Moore Com·pas·sion /kəmˈpaSHən/ noun Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. “the victims should be treated with compassion” Disclaimer: When I say “we” or “our”, I’m not speaking about each individual. I’m...

For Love’s Sake

By Alicia Moore “Love is the only force on earth more powerful than gravity.” -Unknown I have been told throughout my life that I have a wild heart. A heart that is reckless, perhaps. A heart that speaks louder than any other part of me, definitely. A heart that so...

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