Enough

Tomorrow is the shadow of glass towers. Breathe the way into morning, one lifting filling including earth fire, the robin throat sky, flesh-pale elm roots, the sheltering hills. Enough. Sell your ideas of yourself at bargain prices. Take up yourRead more…

rejoice

Take up the leavings of a life.Say “thank you” in a clear voice.Bow to the unseen face of the training place –garden, ocean, dojo, cathedral, street corner,overflowing gutters of disappointment.Take up the friendships, the San Andreas pressures,the fragile desires, theRead more…

As-Yet Unspoken

Round river stone a Pleistocene cannonball.Slender-fronded fern, diminished but identical tothe 3-story trees that shaded the dinosaurs,tight-fisted palm a thousand miles fromthe desert, thrusting high and comfortable in the company of grass. Unwitting, we participate in a vast, silentinheritance ofRead more…