Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Giving Season

He sat on a flat warm stone listening to his beard grow. Is that even possible? Surrounding him were living trees of various ages and sizes who talked among themselves through a communications network that spread out under the ground … Continue reading

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Angels on Estudillo

By this time of the evening, most everyone’s gathered inside their rooms gazing at the television, all hovered over by vaguely restless guardian angels. From the street, the soft warming glow emanating from their windows affirms the holiness of electricity, … Continue reading

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You Called

You woke me from a dream of absence, and as that empty world dissolved, another world of presence took its place. This other world is not elsewhere. In the dream, I was. I was living as if without You. Where … Continue reading

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An Elegant Sufficiency

An embarrassment of riches — when everything seems like poetry, which lines will you choose to write down? Writing itself is mostly a form of artifice, an intrusive edit of an otherwise perfect text — the skinned-down screenplay of an … Continue reading

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No Other Paradise

Two Ruby-throated Hummingbirds battling for territory spiraled higher and higher in their aerial contest, rising to the very tops of the tall pines, until the shadow of a large Red-tailed Hawk swept over the trees, and the Hummers darted for … Continue reading

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5 Waves of Cosmic Energy Arrive at a World Like Yours

During the first wave, people who normally would not have noticed such things began to observe how they were chronically alternating between hope and fear in reactive and often desperate efforts to confirm and defend some illusory image they had … Continue reading

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This Perfect Way

This perfect way of being with you knows no true obstacle, once we accept that we are being lived exactly as we are, with no need for any struggle to become what that already is — what we already are. … Continue reading

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