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Tag: Thoughts

Life

I could spend my life Lamenting what I may never have Or learning and moving on With gratitude I could spend it Worrying about tomorrow Or crying about yesterday Or […]

Discover. Now.

Life is all about discovery. When we are born we discover the most amazing things: the world develops before our very eyes and as we grow it expands as if we, ourselves, are the gods that create it moment by moment.

A simple life

I live a simple life. I have spent years disincorporating the trappings that most people suffer from. I have no bills. No material needs. No responsibilities except to my dog, […]

An instrument of peace

“Lord, make me an instrument of peace.” With that single line St Francis defined a life of mindfulness and loving kindness long before those terms were first used. Long before […]

Northern Lights over North Dakota

I stand amazed In a field of gold Under a starry sky Lit by green mist A gentle wind sighs Across the empty plain After a cold rain That has […]

Giving Thanks

  I have so much to grateful for today that I don’t even know where to begin. My life has gone through some changes over the years, from horrible to […]

There is a place

  There is a place Where feelings are as solid as a tangerine and just as sweet Where the warm breeze on an autumn noon cools salty skin with the […]

always

my lips long to kiss you      the taste of you     electric my hands desire to hold you      the feel of you     a […]

Acceptance

I don’t understand Though I will try At least To empathize But it really doesn’t matter Because I accept That there are things I can not change And people Who […]

Rise!

Rise! Shine bright Light the sky Dispel the night Guide the weary With your light You are the sun Rise! —————- Image: “Rising” by Ilsur Gareev

Words revisited

Some time back I set myself the unexpectedly difficult task of setting poetry to a list of words gathered from readers as well as from my own list of loved […]

Hideaway

A hazy mist Rich with opium and jasmine Filters the light Of scented candles That flicker and play On your shadow That sways and rolls To paint the naked walls Of my modest […]

Learning to Dance

Slow moves Easy breath Thoughtful intentions I am mindful Prayerful Reflective Introspective I take my time To learn the moves To receive my muse To wade through The mist Of […]

Numinous Experience

Here at the edge of the world, where men reach into the the sea with heavy line and glittering tackle attempting to join the massive Oneness of the ocean by […]

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, […]

Melancholia

Still as my breath Slow as my step Yet I wander Lost in thoughts That invade A silent army Of recollection That tramples my peace Despite the calm I turn […]