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Judith Nielsen—Poignant Clouds (For Daryl)

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Art by W. Jack Savage 2021

Poignant Clouds

 

(for Daryl)

 

by Judith Nielsen

 

poignant clouds hovering

together in the Northwest sky

holding the crimson blush

of a hailstorm many miles away

 

 

Following a trail of words, mountains, spirit and tears, this writer, mother, wife, and eventually psychoanalyst left Texas for Colorado in 1985. The land of the Arapahoe welcomed Judith Nielsen and called her by name. The love of poetry, poet, and high mountain valleys has warmed her heart and made her home. Freud said, “Everywhere I go, the poet has been there before me.” May we keep following those footsteps on our paths through the worlds. This contributor has taught contemplative psychotherapy at Naropa University, practices psychoanalysis, and writes poetry.


W. Jack Savage is a retired broadcaster and educator. He is the author of eight books including Imagination: The Art of W. Jack Savage (wjacksavage.com).  To date, more than fifty of Jack’s short stories and over a thousand of his paintings and drawings have been published worldwide. Jack and his wife Kathy live in Monrovia, California.

In Association with Black Petals & Fossil Publications 2021