Monthly Archives: May 2012

A new Poem of the Week is about making miracles


the miracle is to walk on the green earth

In the midst of so many minds like flies these days
swarming around the stuff of death or things passed
or fearfully yet to unfold,

I aim to be a mind attracted…[…More]

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The title of this poem is taken from a line in a quote by Thich Nhat Hahn who said, “The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.”  This poem is from my notebook The Nameless Way Woven With Crooked Genius many of which I hope to include in my next book, Deepening the Map.

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If you like this poem, please let me know, share it with others and check out more samples of my new poetry.  Span, my most recent collection of poetry in the Human Ecology vein is published by Rhizome Publishing.  It is currently available from Rhizome, Amazon or Barnes & Noble as an eBook for download to read on your computer, phone, eReader or other device.  It will be available in print sometime this month.

Subscribe to my blog for updates on it’s publication, subsequent publications, articles and links to my other work and works . . . there is also a Span Facebook page and you can follow me on Twitter as well.

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Power Hike: Transforming Obstacles into Tools


‎”I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”
~Michael Jordan.

A new Empowered Path program called the Power Hike is a way to learn how to transform obstacles into tools to achieve your goals and dreams. Check out the brief, 5-minute long Power Hike Invitation video on Empowered Path’s YouTube channel where you will also find a longer 14-minute webinar about the program.

If you are interested in a Power Hike program, check my website for upcoming one-day Saturday program dates or contact me to schedule another date that works better for you.  I would love to work with you. One-On-One Power Hike, or One-On-One coaching session are also available so let me know how I can partner with you in transforming any challenge into a tool for achieving your goals and dreams!

To your success!

David Anthony Martin


A new Poem of the Week: One Billion Heartbeats


One Billion Heartbeats

I read about a prevalent theory in biology
which posits that regardless of the species,
the approximate lifespan of any  heart
is one billion heartbeats

The faster the heartbeats per minute,
the shorter the lifespan

[Click here to read the whole Poem]

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This poem is from my notebook The Nameless Way Woven With Crooked Genius many of which I hope to include in my next book, Deepening the Map.
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If you like this poem, please let me know, share it with others and check out more samples of my new poetry.  Span, my most recent collection of poetry in the Human Ecology vein is published by Rhizome Publishing.  It is currently available from Rhizome, Amazon or Barnes & Noble as an eBook for download to read on your computer, phone, eReader or other device.  It will be available in print sometime this month.

Subscribe to my blog for updates on it’s publication, subsequent publications, articles and links to my other work and works . . . there is also a Span Facebook page and you can follow me on Twitter as well.


New Poem of the Week is a thunderhead Haiku


New Poem of the Week is a thunderhead haiku titled Amethyst Pulses  celebrating the beauty of the moment many of us see during the spring monsoons and storms.

Click on the title of the poem to read it

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This haiku about the approaching thunderstorms over the deep blue mountains as I returned home at night and  is from my notebook The Nameless Way Woven With Crooked Genius many of which I hope to include in my next book, Deepening the Map.

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If you like this poem, please let me know, share it with others and check out more samples of new poetry.  Span, my most recent collection of poetry in the Human Ecology vein is published by Rhizome Publishing.  It is currently available from Rhizome, Amazon or Barnes & Noble as an eBook for download to read on your computer, phone, eReader or other device.  It will be available in print sometime this month.

Subscribe to my blog for updates on it’s publication, subsequent publications, articles and links to my other work and works . . . there is also a Span Facebook page and you can follow me on Twitter as well.