Layers “So much luggage!” the voice says. I laugh, taking off the needs, those heavy needs unbuckling the how’s and the why’s and the rapturous, dissonant speeds like a tear escaping in the wind like a ferry departing the shore fleeting, this moment,and yet necessary I wonder, to wander into it a little more  Asking “Can […]

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Through and Through

Through the depths of shadow and darkness I learned how to heal. Through shame and guilt I have learned to forgive. Through torture I have found inspiration. Through losing all trust I found Trust. Through wanting to die I have never chosen to live more. Through suffering I found care for everyone around me. Through a broken man I found […]

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Edges to Stillness

Edges to Stillness the oceanside taught me, and continues to teach  that there are no edges there are no edges in life edges are just a perception of what we are willing to accept and what we are willing to let go of to give of ourselves more fully and the bridge between these perceptions […]

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You Are Love

You Are Love Rediscovering the immensity of your power From a kaleidoscope of perspectives Once you see clearly, then comes another view … Rediscovering over and over Until your being is like a many-faceted diamond, Turning in the light, and casting it Reflecting the many angles once believed Impossible to love or accept. Shedding light […]

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Leap and You Will

The leap has been taken. The foolish test of gravity once more proven. The blast-spurned bones remain at the base of the canyon. Splayed out like sheer cosmological drama played out to the end. My body: a deconstructionist’s plaything. Dusty, flung and flattened An unrecognizable form assembled around the spirit. Its fate is to be […]

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To: Bitter, a Burning Prayer

“Guardame tu dulzura…” He comes around late, heeding no conformity or demure social grace. The few things lay scattered, dust-laden From when you left hastily this place. Then bitterness steps in. Nice clothes he wears, yet a little tattered and thin. Pretends to be the sole agent of strength in a time like this. He proposes to […]

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Heart Suttra

The Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore Avalokiteshvara while practicing deeply with the Insight that Brings Us to the Other Shore, suddenly discovered that all of the five Skandhas are equally empty, and with this realisation he overcame all Ill-being. “Listen Sariputra, this Body itself is Emptiness and Emptiness itself is this Body. […]

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