Poetry and stories can be useful aids in developing an understanding of mindfulness. Many poems, such as Rumi's 'The Guest House,' have become a regular part of mindfulness teaching.The intention of the 'Words to Sit With' site is to add to the richness of poetry and stories available by creating a contemporary collection of mindfulness poetry that can be shared freely.

Initially many of the poems have been offered by the site curator, Peter Morgan, but it is lovely to see the collection beginning to grow and take on a life of its own through your contributions.

For more general information on mindfulness, visit our sister site, 'The Free Mindfulness Project'.