Monthly Archives: July 2017

That Special Something

The soul said: “I’ve seen enough of this show, I’m ready to settle up and head for home.” The body replied: “Hey, not so fast — I still may want something else!” What do you imagine that “something else” is … Continue reading

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The Sound of Me with You

There’s a poem I cannot write — I just don’t have the words. What lyrics could ever fit themselves into a silence that lovingly swallows them whole before they reach an ear? This song came before any ears, before any … Continue reading

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Victory

That time we knew might come has now arrived: reading the obituaries of our contemporaries has become a regular occurrence, nor do they surprise or shock us like they once did. It was a victory to appear here, a victory … Continue reading

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Sampling Shri Dasbodh

The one named “Lord of the Universe” drives a neon bus, maneuvering through the star clusters. Its garish side panels are filled with hot flashing advertisements for the latest liberation technology. Just as a sudden wind appears out of nowhere, … Continue reading

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Plans and Maps

We studied the maps, we all agreed on a plan, and as soon as we embarked on the mission we immediately forgot everything. Here, nothing seemed to make sense, the signs pointed in every possible direction, we were on our … Continue reading

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Alive

When she opened her door at dawn, he saw that the light behind her was her own light He hadn’t seen her before then, even though he had always known her, thousands of years are really nothing, time is a … Continue reading

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I See You

If I should seek to know the thought-free state all I need do is gaze into your eyes every being who ever was, is, or will be gazes back; I am gazing back, even though I am not a being, … Continue reading

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Little Fishes

Today I am a school of little darting fishes I go this way, then that way for no reason just enjoying the feeling of movement the cool transparency of watery bliss to be alive, to swim in syncopation A light … Continue reading

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Night Lilies

When we first found each other again in this life, my Beloved shared a vision with me: she saw us standing in moonlight, surrounded by a field of blooming white lilies, our faces lit by that supernal bliss which elevates … Continue reading

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How Birds Began to Sing

Before Adam and his darling soul-mate Eve, there were extensive orchards throughout the land, filled with excellent fruits of various persuasions. They were excellent, not because of their taste, since who would think, after all, to dare and eat such … Continue reading

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