Category Archives: Poetry & Free Verse

Solstice Fire

PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON ! my brother belted out   his four-year old son’s favorite song with great gusto  enthusiasm for PUFF ranged around the fire crackling from Immanuel’s fire pit keeping time on the djembe moon not yet risen … Continue reading

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Hafiz !

Hafiz ! Can it really be as simple as that ? Just love everyone in every direction always. When do you ever get a break from God ? 8 8 88 888   88888     88888888        8888888888888 … Continue reading

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3:00 AM

3:00 AM wide awake thrashed by torment ’til head explodes   with forgiveness ! x x xx  xxx   xxxxx     xxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxx             xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Photo thanks to : http://sleepjunkies.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/exploding_head-200×200.jpg For an excellent current post on forgiveness: http://philosophadam.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/forgive-and-be-free-the-liberating-power-of-forgiveness/

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Ascend in Silence

Ascend in silence Ascend in silence rest in spacious sky-like awareness horizon to horizon no time…no lack…no effort. Descend into silence greet the menagerie untamed beasties roaming the wilds of an unowned mind. Stand as silence like the ubiquitous junipers … Continue reading

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Five Mule Deer

Five mule deer Five mule deer poised and alert all but hidden behind the blind heads floating above a smoke grey frenzy of brush. Shining black pairs of eyes intently gazing toward the road something moving, drawing closer. Tall charcoal … Continue reading

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White

prayer flags flap wildly five colors fade into an ocean of fog enveloped by clouds adrift from long lost mooring juniper forest, cactus and rock enshrouded in white the temple engulfed by opaque blanket of cloud White Tara laughs through … Continue reading

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Noble Silence, Noble Solitude

Noble Silence Silence gives one the space to notice one’s own thoughts. Silence puts one in touch with the reality of the heart, whatever it might be. Silence makes it easier to watch one’s actions. Silence protects one from oneself. … Continue reading

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What the Buddha Meant to Say

WHAT THE BUDDHA MEANT TO SAY You are fake. Your reaction is fake. Your pure awareness of that fake reaction is real.   *  *  **  ***   *****     ********        *************   The entirety of this post was reblogged from: http://buddhainthemud.com/2013/07/06/what-the-buddha-meant-to-say/Continue reading

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if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa

if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa I keep on checking but I always fail to find a ‘within’ or ‘out there’ apart from thoughts in mind so how can I ‘go within’ to ‘nurture’ the Immeasurable or ‘cultivate’ it … Continue reading

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the unnameable is the eternally real by miriam louisa

the blessing emelle says homeless I found the unassailable rock of refuge penniless I found the treasure that can’t be bought or sold exhausted and ill I found healing in that which is ever whole purposeless I found delight in … Continue reading

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