“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’ 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…. –…