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Jacqueline Marshall (JakTraks)

Joined 2 years ago from Chicago area. Last activity 8 weeks ago.




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  • Build Your Vocabulary To Reach Your Potential

    Build Your Vocabulary To Reach Your Potential

    2 years ago

    Studies since the 1930's show a close relationship between a large, precise knowledge of words and level of achievement in life.

  • 7 Herbs That Strengthen the Cardiovascular System

    7 Herbs That Strengthen the Cardiovascular System

    4 years ago

    Are there simple and inexpensive ways to strengthen the cardiovascular system? There are! If you are new to the idea of using herbs for heart health purposes, this lens is a great place to start. I've kept the page...

  • Walking the Moor

    Walking the Moor

    2 years ago

    Enjoy a walk on the moor: a tract of open uncultivated upland, also called a heath, with vegetation such as heather, gorse and course grasses. Moors are cataloged as Ericaceae (the heath family).

  • Poems About Dance

    Poems About Dance

    2 years ago

    This page brings together poems about dance (or with dance as a metaphor) and some artwork inspired by dance. Play your favorite dance music and enjoy!

  • Poems About Stillness

    Poems About Stillness

    3 years ago

    This page expresses some of the many aspects of stillness through poems and photographs. Be still and enjoy . . . or enjoy and be still . . . There is a point where in the mystery of existence contradictions meet;...

  • Poems About Horses

    Poems About Horses

    2 years ago

    This page is a celebration of horses through poetry and art. Horses have such marvelous presence and sometimes a poem, or piece of art, is able to capture the essence of that presence.

  • Science Fiction Poetry

    Science Fiction Poetry

    2 years ago

    I love poetry, art and science fiction. This lens puts all three together. I hope you enjoy the poems and the (mostly) computer generated art. As Captain Jean Luc Picard says, "engage!" Any sufficiently...

  • Poems About Birds

    Poems About Birds

    2 years ago

    Celebrating the beauty and flight of birds, and of words.

  • Poems About Cats

    Poems About Cats

    2 years ago

    The reason for this page is simple. I love poetry and I love cats. Many poets have written about our feline friends and some are presented here in traditional and contemporary verse.

  • Lesser Known Poems of Robert Frost

    Lesser Known Poems of Robert Frost

    2 years ago

    Robert Frost has written many wonderful poems that do not get the air time they deserve. His most beloved poems are so for a good reason, but there are many other remarkable verses to enjoy.

  • Voices of Schizophrenia: Poems

    Voices of Schizophrenia: Poems

    2 years ago

    All of the poems on this lens were written by people I've worked with who are diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Some of these poets have moved on with their lives and some I still work with. I have only used the poet's...

  • Joy Harjo: Poet

    Joy Harjo: Poet

    23 months ago

    Joy Harjo is part of the Muscoge/Creek Nation. She is a Native American activist, professor, scriptwriter, published poet, singer, and plays tenor sax.

  • Neville Goddard: Just Imagine

    Neville Goddard: Just Imagine

    23 months ago

    Neville discovered what would eventually become the hallmark of his teaching: It was imperative to assume the feeling that one's goal has already been attained.

  • Adrienne Rich: Poet

    Adrienne Rich: Poet

    23 months ago

    Adrienne Rich crystallized in her writing and life the complexities of awakening consciousness in modern women.

  • Poems of Connection

    Poems of Connection

    4 years ago

    "We all flow from one fountain; - Soul. All are expressions of one love. God does not appear, and flow out, only from narrow chinks and round bored wells here and there in favored races and places, but He flows in...

  • Czeslaw Milosz: Poet

    Czeslaw Milosz: Poet

    2 years ago

    "It seems I was called for this: To glorify things just because they are," wrote poet Czeslaw Milosz.

  • Denise Levertov: Poet

    Denise Levertov: Poet

    23 months ago

    Denise Levertov's poetry explores several dimensions of the human experience: nature, love and motherhood, war and the nuclear arms race, poetry, the role of the poet and mysticism.

  • Metaphor


    23 months ago

    Metaphor is frequently used in literature, especially in poetry, where with few words, emotions and associations from one subject are associated with a different subject.

  • Sharon Olds: Poet

    Sharon Olds: Poet

    23 months ago

    This is a poetry which implicitly insists that all we know is our body, and our only reliable way of knowing is the body's way of knowing...

  • Reason with a Capital R

    Reason with a Capital R

    23 months ago

    Reason is not the same as reasoning. I'm not writing about analyzing or trying to figure things out but about Reason as a human sense organ, a part of us that recognizes truth.

  • The Wisdom of Crayons: Embrace Your Color

    The Wisdom of Crayons: Embrace Your Color

    3 years ago

    "We could learn a lot from crayons...Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, and some have weird names, but they all have to live in the same box." ~ author unknown ~ "The capacity for getting...

  • Healing My Cat with Qigong

    Healing My Cat with Qigong

    2 years ago

    I used SPRING FOREST QIGONG techniques on my cat dying Mocha Joe. After three qigong sessions in one week, Joe was running and playing like a 3 year old (he was 12).

  • David Whyte: Poet

    David Whyte: Poet

    2 years ago

    An introduction to the writings of David Whyte: poet, essayist, lecturer, and corporate consultant..

  • The Importance of Emotions

    The Importance of Emotions

    2 years ago

    How we manage our emotions has a lot to do with the quality of our lives.

  • Psy-Quotes


    4 years ago

    I love a good quote, I work as a therapist, and I like to laugh. ENJOY! I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron. ~ Harold Bloom ~ Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as...