I Wish I Could Speak Like Music

I Wish I Could Speak Like Music

 I wish I could speak like music. I wish I could put the swaying splendor Of the fields into words So that you could hold Truth Against your body And dance. I am trying the best I can With this crude brush, the tongue, To cover you with light. I wish I could speak like divine music. I want to give you the sublime rhythms Of this earth and the sky’s limbs As the joyously spin and...

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

I look forward to the moment beauty is my own conceived easily like yellow dipped trees, a lazy dog the afternoon pillow of a lover’s chest when beauty is memorized and not a plea taken at the face value of Hollywood What is beauty anyway, but a shoulder to count on when others can’t see me in visual context it is perfect complexity, me entirely rather than in pieces of cheekbone, lip,...

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One Truth

One Truth

In all ten directions of the universe, there is only one truth. When we see clearly the great teachings are the same. What can ever be lost? What can be attained? If we attain something, it was there from the beginning of time. If we lose something, it is hiding somewhere near us. Look: this ball in my pocket: can you see how priceless it...

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Wild Geese

Wild Geese

You do not have to be good You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert repenting You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves Tell me about your despair and I will tell you mine Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile, the sun and clear pebbles of the rain Are moving across the landscape Over the prairies and the deep trees, The mountains...

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Being Easy….

Being Easy….

Easy is right. Begin right, and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way and forget the going is easy.   —Chuang-Tzu, The Inner Chapters, Gia Feng and Jane...

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All is Welcomed Here…

All is Welcomed Here…

“Broken hearts and broken wings bring it all and everything bring the song you fear to sing, all is welcome here. and even if you broke your vow a thousand times come anyhow, we’re stepping into the power of now and all is welcome here. See the father and the son reunited, here they come dancing to the sacred drum, they know they’re welcome here. I see the shaman and the mighty...

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