Extraordinary Clarity

I came to know my father better in his death than I had in life.  Sad though I am  His Voice still now like the fog wrapped around the pine at the side of the house.  His body a constant spring of mouse trap pains -no more His love of life bigger than this world…

Windows

How interesting windows can be Windows O you window, measure of longing, refilling so many times as one life spills over and hurries toward an other life. You who divide and who bring together, as changeable as the sea— a mirror, suddenly, reflecting and blending our faces with what we see through you; a taste…

In Flow 

An exploration and reflection on presence, suffering, and states of attachment; through the lenses of words and photograph.

Counter Intuitive 

We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move. We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner space that makes it livable. We work with being,…

The Hidden Power of Vulnerability 

No living human has pardon from vulnerability. What if our key weaknesses are our strengths? The key is learning when we resist and or shut down.

Hiding and Seeking

The stranger within my body A binding tether to the complication That is the burden of pursued happiness  Contrived knitting; a self inflicted design When the truth is simple; The way out is through  And Joy unleashed percolates   Like yellow shadowed rain drops  On the pond encircled by steady daffodils.   

Costing Not Less Than Everything

What is the cost of our ceaseless gasping, seeking, fumbling, and our unkept restlessness?

I am Nobody and yet…

  I am nobody: A red sinking autumn sun           Took my name away.  by Richard Wright from “Haiku: This Other World”