Sunrise in pastels The pale melody of Dawn Pink-violet fire The lake, un-rippled Capturing the softest shades A silver mirror In still life portrays Beauty surpassing knowledge A goddess of light Goddess, beyond time Seizing the divine, rapture Grace, in the pure-land Soft now, she rises Prismatic-brilliance, light Across the still plane Radiant vision Pale […]Read more "Dawn"
Silver in moonlight The still sea reflects the stars Hope, love’s bright mirror Keeper of dreams, witch Calypso whispers softly Come sleep on my shore Eat the wild fruit, live Drink the lotus nectar, rest In the sweet perfume Step into heaven The deep green horizon, pure Beneath the banyan While […]Read more "Lost"
All of our eggs are in one basket, I have said it before. We live here, all-together and we have no place else to go. The world is a big place and it can take a lot of damage, but the ecosystems we depend on are specialized and fragile, the world itself will survive many […]Read more "Earth Day is my Birthday"
When I was a child Easter always came in conjunction with a week off from school, Spring Break. Spring Break always came with Eastertide, but in the public schools were not allowed to call it Easter Break, on account of the separation between church and state. I am not sure when it happened, but at […]Read more "Easter"
Abandon all hope you who enter here. – Dante Dante said this of a man who was about to venture into the underworld, to take a journey under the shadow of death, guided by the dispossessed. It is a good story, and it is a warning for those on the threshold of life as well, […]Read more "The Execution of Judgement and Critical Analytical Thinking"
The experience of life is a play between tensions, between the demands on our time and attention that comes to us in greater and lesser degrees. Throughout our days and weeks, our months and years. The tensions we experience are like the strings of a guitar or a piano, or the skin of a drum, […]Read more "Tension, Adversity and Courage"
Patience is a virtue, a strength…you have heard it said. Indeed it is, and while virtue connotes a masculine strength, from the Latin: vir, meaning: man, women are the paramount exemplars of this trait. Of all the qualities that a human may possess, of all the ways in which a person may engage the world, […]Read more "Patience"