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Clare Willis, PsyD
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San Francisco 3896 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 484-6452



    As William Sieghart says, “Poetry is our way of holding hands with each other.” Here, in no particular order, are some poems that will be there for you when you need them.

    Love After Love by Derek Walcott

    Traveller, Your Footprints by Antonio Machado

    A Ritual to Read to Each Other by William E. Stafford

    In a Dark Time by Theodore Roethke

    Eagle Poem by Joy Harjo

    The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

    On Death by Kahlil Gibran

    We Have Come to Be Danced by Jewel Mathieson

    Sometimes a Wild God by Tom Hirons

    Ithaka by Constantine P. Cavafy

    In Blackwater Woods by Mary Oliver

    The Guest House by Rumi

    Just Beyond Yourself by David Whyte