Heaven is a dream state here on earth. We love completely and are completely loved. We dream whatever makes us happy. It all happens in an inescapable state of sleep. Hell is a wakeful state in the living nightmares We create for others and ourselves. They all happen as if for the first time. We […]
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Grand Canyon Journal Juniper seeds are blue before they dry Rub some on your hands The oily fragrance is not easily forgotten. I know what seed is, a thought, a word, an action evil or good an hour spent with someone you hardly know. “These are juniper seeds, dried and…
(upon a painting by Yumi) If not for bouquets of summer glory gathered by gentle hands What reason for gardens by the sea? The muffled break of waves is not as loud As the whiff and whirr of hummingbird Black and yellow bumble bee busy in the bloom, Each comes to gather gold– Drawn by […]
These beasts snapping from all sides just before they ate me alive I sang a tune they fell asleep then dead except for one hatched in my head. I’ll tame it at home– but where is my staff of light where is the map I had in my sack– lost. I like Of Monsters & […]
Word of the Day TRUMPISH Containing any or all of the following meanings: impish, orangish, freakish, foolish, ghoulish, fuckheaded-ish, clownish, cockish, trickish, pettish, petulantly peevish, poppycockish, piggish & Presidential-ish. Synonym: Republican-ish This Link has nothing to do with Donald. I just like the song.
You have only to watch white clouds charging a moonlit sky To know everything is change Nothing is the same from moment to moment Nothing exists as we think or feel but for a moment And not as we feel or think There is no stasis in darkness, not an instant, everything is motion In […]
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