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Category: Soul Searching

Released

  Too long ago A lifetime Millennia it seems I sheltered my heart And bound my flesh In hopeful anticipation I wore the numb pain Of isolation Like a badge […]

Control

Life regularly spins out of control, beyond my ability to keep it in check. Road blocks appear from nowhere or I look around my self and realize that I have […]

seed

a seed blown on the wind or carried by bird or squirrel until deposited in fertile soil a spot perfectly suited for its specific needs pushes gently with fragile fingers to […]

I am not alone

I wonder; will I ever become the man I have tried so hard to be? Will my past ever let go of me? Can I ever truly break free from […]

Beaver Moon

There’s a full moon tonight. It is a moon of introspection. A time when impulse gives way to doubt. Doubt gives way to resistance. Resistance gives way to rebellion. If, […]

Smile

I’m not sure when I scribbled this poem on a loose sheaf of note paper (now in the “Final” file along with empty cans and banana peals as all illegible […]

Seven Days

Sometimes Life with a capital “L”, that interruption to our usual routine, can be an intrusion, unwanted. The car breaks down. The job I do becomes unstable. New bills. New […]

The Hermit

In the Tarot the Hermit stand alone on the top of a mountain with lantern held out to see and to illuminate. He is both student and teacher and he tells us that the answers we seek can be found within.

Beyond here be Monsters

A little piece I wrote this seveal years ago when I was facing the necessity of rejoining “civilized society” after being off-grid and pretty much off the map for a […]

This is my Heart

I scan the news with horror How can we Presumed advanced Assumed superior Be anything more Than most inferior So long as we treat others Our sisters and our brothers […]

One person at a time

  As published in Elephant Journal 8/5/17   I see a young woman punished by a mind that differs from my own pushing a shopping cart through the dregs of […]

Speechless

I am speechless Not without words They come too fast Too many To capture more than a few I catch but snippets Like lines from long forgotten songs Begging to […]

Why I write love letters to myself

  “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.“ – Buddha I love someone. Deeply. With all that I am and all that […]

Eden

Eden I suppose in my mind, that clanks like the tiny brass gears of a broken clock, that Eden is in the eye of the beholder. For many, Eden is […]

Roots (2010)

Roots Saturday, 14. August 2010, 12:06:43   I will flow follow the river find my way along the stoney shore and take root where root will take