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 […]
Another sleepless night.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 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 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