Family History The God of my father wore me out With wrath and beatings Kisses to a weathered mouth Mixed signals from a crowded head– It got to where it was him or me. So I got his rifle, shot him dead. For God, that was a good day: He’d no longer have to watch […]
Hell is an island In an endless sea. The sea is myself, The I-land is me.
If I spoke from the heart and you could hear You would ride the sound Back to the beginning and see who you really are. If I spoke from the heart, my tears would be a river Running into the sea, an Ocean of sweetest water. If I spoke from the heart, my joyful laughter Would fill the […]
for Fred Longworth The pure energy of choice, the exercise Of wisdom and will between the extremes Of hatred and love, apathy or action, war Or art, the painful year, a joyful moment, Only mind dreaming our future into being: All that is made by man, woman or child Every toy, house, bridge, bullet or […]
Elephant Super Car Wash Seattle, corner of Aurora and Denny Way In a mega traffic jam Not a nerve lit up, nor did the delay Disturb my Joy… Along the way, Elephant Bliss Washed over me Like a free car wash– Happiness Just happens– You must remember this. Poem: “Elephant Super Car Wash” by […]
The future never arrives on time When it does It’s not what I expect: A walk in the park, A punk grrrl In pink Mohawk Lifts her green skirt Shows me some blue bush… Runs off laughing, I laugh too. I guess she wanted to shock me Give me a thrill, I don’t know. I […]
There is a moment before the sound the Great Om, Before Siva turned on one foot Before Krishna was blue and Tara green, Before the making of Lucifer, the heavenly war The gravity of heaven and the drifting fire of hell Before the holy breath blown into Man Before Adam’s dream of Eve Before Cain […]