“Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears – it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more – it can provide access,…

My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird-      equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand.    Are my boots old? Is my coat…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Great poetry changes lives.  read and write on!   http://www.fastcompany.com/1843017/how-innovation-is-more-poetry-than-science How Innovation Is More Poetry Than Science BY DANIEL W. RASMUS |  This article is written by a member of our expert contributor community. Practical lessons from 35 years…

DR. WEEKS’S COMMENT:    I checked my bee hives yesterday and the ladies (400,000 honey bees)  are being temped by the early buds. Soon the queens will take their nuptial flights.  No one caught the spirit of this event as…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:   In poetry we find clarity and focused inspiration.  Enjoy this, by AE Houseman!   'Tis five years since, `An end,' said I; `I'll march no further, time to die. All's lost; no worse has heaven to…

Accordion by Robert Service Some carol of the banjo, to its measure keeping time; Of viol or of lute some make a song. My battered old accordion, you’re worthy of a rhyme, You’ve been my friend and comforter so long.…

Dr. Weeks Comment:   So many people flying over the holidays and so many are anxious. If  you are one of them,  enjoy this  reflection from a fabulous poet,  and the former Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins…. –…