Monthly Archives: October 2017

White Desperate Mantra

I’m a mantra carried on a beggar’s tongue; each syllable is an age, an epoch, an aeon waiting in the dark for the rising of the sun, for a man or a woman, dressed all in white like a white … Continue reading

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Foreign Correspondent

I’ll be your foreign correspondent from the land of make believe, the one to keep you appraised of whatever is dreamed worthy of praise, who will join you in praising, who will point you to the ecstatic raising of the … Continue reading

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Portals

There are portals, shimmering gateways in our lives through which love will wander freely in and out, even while we grind our teeth in heavy sleep, unaware of the Great One leaning over us, tenderly stroking our cheek, cooling our … Continue reading

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It Is Good

With my whole body I’ll look down. The hard ground is the firmament, resplendent with every kind of star, planet, and moon. Who could deny that it is good? If there is a center, it is everywhere. I bow in … Continue reading

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Diary of Things to Come

It’s another hot and thirsty night. I sit upright in my tent, restless, listening. If I listen strong enough, I can hear the insects  between the leaves, between the dear dead leaves, roaring, screaming. I’m not afraid, there’s nothing left … Continue reading

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Since You Asked

Knowing that you won’t be reading this until tomorrow, doesn’t make writing it here that much easier for me. How’s that for an opening line? Perhaps some readers will say we are lost in each other. That would probably be … Continue reading

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Ode to You

Cheer or chide it, rope and ride it, applaud or boo it, show or hide it, praise or blame it — whatever it is, whenever it is, it incarnates in the guise and likeness of you, the form and free-verse … Continue reading

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