The Word is the Way

Sage CohenSage poetry and prose, The life poeticLeave a Comment

We all walk our own paths to discover heaven on earth. My portal has always been poetry. At the borrowed retreat house, I place the blue mug on the red counter, lay the dog bed down. How little it takes to make a house a home. As each turn in the travel reveals a new landscape rising up, I recognize … Read More

Living Below the Radar

Sage CohenSage poetry and proseLeave a Comment

Excerpted from “Living Below the Radar,” published on newssip. My father taught me how to drive, how to swing a tennis racquet, that when you are given extra change at the cash register, you always return it. Together, through his patience of repetitive testing, we letter-pressed an entire vocabulary of synonyms and antonyms into the pulpy paper of my teenage … Read More