Part Five

From: The Flower Can Always Be Changing


5 – Untitled – In Space – I Answered the Question Badly – The Stars – Living as a Civilian – A Flower or Something – A Certain Faith – The Poets Cringe When Their Art is Referred to as Therapy – The Lesson Bears Repeating – Encouraging Artists – Mindsets, the Suburbs, Late March – The Secret to the Universe is Not to Be Found on the Internet – Mountain Getaway – Reading Poems by Thich Nhat Hanh and Jane Hirshfield at the End of Winter



Shawna Lemay

Shawna Lemay is the author of the novel, Rumi and the Red Handbag, which has made Harper’s Bazaar’s #THELIST (must-reads for Fall 2015), the “Most Anticipated” list on the popular Canadian book website, 49th Shelf, and has been selected for Maria Shriver’s fall reading club. Nathalie Atkinson chose Rumi and the Red Handbag for Fall’s Must-Read Fashion Books in the Globe and Mail.