The splash of water on rocks at the high end vibrations move, ripple the surface but not the sweet calm a center of lotus and lily pads like a quiet deep of sea — But water arrives by many ways to be a pond: fed by mountain-top rain seeping to a circle of stone where […]
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 […]
Smiles east to west– No. Buddhas, temples Flowers, candles, incense Outer symbols of inner realities! The Smile from the Center Of the Heart Shines in all directions outward Poem first appeared in The Fires of Spring by Rayn Roberts
Out of breath but not energy, I tire on the upward path Stop to see where I am. The summit’s not far, but I need water. It is the taste of spring, taste of April I take, the icy-sweet clean Can-anything-be-so-pure-snowmelt rushing right out of the earth. This is how I want to be, clean […]
The right wing and the left Are pitted so fiercely against each other It’s scarin’ folks half to death, One talking civil war, the other revolution– Politics is for the birds, An eagle needs two wings to fly, there’s Too much tweetin’ goin’ on!
Where winter ends and spring begins white plum willow green yellow broom break the monotony of brown and grey, magnolias open like hands asking nothing, offering all … Beak wing and claw gather twig cloth limb and stick whatever warms the magpie nestling. In the waking hills feral cats hunt and fatten. A white haze […]
Civil Disobedience is as American as Henry David Thoreau & all who followed his example like Martin Luther King & so many others.