Accompanied, poetry by “Twinkle” Marie Manning

Love, Grief, Beauty, Fear, Spirituality, Mysticism, Transformation, Choices, Nature.

“Twinkle” Marie Porter-Mannings writings have been included in publications and services around the world. For the first time bound in a poetry book all their own, her selected writings, some mystic in nature, others raw with physical-world portrayals of the landscapes we live in, created with passion, emotion, reflection and thoughtfulness.           

Throughout, it is clear she recognizes our journeys are Accompanied with those who weave in and out of our lives: the people, the places, the creatures. Upon reading, one quickly realizes that, even in mundane things, the Divine is right there too.

A compelling collection worthy of contemporary exploration. 

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Writer. Author. Poet. Artist. 

Semi-retired award-winning television-producer.  

Minister and Retreat Leader. 

“Twinkle” Marie Porter-Manning is an interfaith minister who has been leading workshops, retreats and seminars in the secular and spiritual worlds for more than two decades. She began writing poetry as a teenager and uses it to this day to process and share life’s experiences. 

She resides in Maine with her husband and their youngest son. On majestic Moosehead Lake she leads all manner of collaborative, nature-based, spiritual, artistic and writing retreats.

Her published works include The Blessing Book Series;  Women of Spirit, Sacred Paths of Wisdom Keepers;  Intentional Visualization, and her seminal theology book Living Life as a Prayer which was published in 2020.

Among her favorite types of poetry to write are 20-line pantoums.

BOOK LAUNCH VIDEO: This event took place online during the time of Covid-restrictions.