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Elizabeth Ayres

Elizabeth Ayres is the author of Mirror of Our Becoming: Meditations on Nature’s Beauty, Wisdom & Mystery and three other books. She’s the founder of the Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing, which has provided inspiration and support to aspiring writers for 25 years. She lives in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay area, where she paces shell-strewn beaches to pluck words from the soft salt breeze. She is currently working on a new book, Azimuth of God: poems of absence and presence.


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September 7, 2015

The Circle Dance

Scientists say there is no such thing as an objective observer. One poet celebrates the participatory, interactive, relational aspects of reality with poetry inspired by John Keats.
Spirit intersects matter everywhere. A poet living in Chesapeake Bay meditates on the sacredness of location and the sense of place reinstated after returning to her childhood landscape.