Songs for Home

Songs for Home

And the song rang out ‘midst the silence of the lodge I have sat in the pews of hundreds of churches Praised your name-Praised your name I have greeted Mecca more times than I can remember I have sat in the Zen-do with Buddha And you came you came So many sutras I’ve sung And posed ten thousand asana You were there Before I channeled the avatar- You counseled, “I am with you...

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Writin’ Her Own Bible Now

Writin’ Her Own Bible Now

Auspicious it was The day she arrived She pawed at the earth Eyes glistened She cried Dived in headlong With Valkyrie song I’m takin’ on life Here and now! Sunday School Pummeled her with Chapter and Verse Some a little weird Some perverse She cried “It’s Eve who got shafted!!” Teeth clenched to smile Head turned to mutter… “I oughta be writin’ My Own Bible Now” — Her...

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You are an Artist

You are an Artist

  You are an artist— You are an Artist Your Life is your canvas You paint on it with your experiences Balance proportion and harmony are achieved By the liberal use of Love,Truth,Gratitude and Compassion The primary colors on your palette Your darkest fears trials and tribulations are but the Shadows in your work That only add to the Vibrancy and the Beauty of your piece. Everyday You...

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Guru

Guru

Her lineage is impeccable But from whence has she come?.. She comes when you don’t want her When you think you’re not ready Yet, When you most need her. She tolerates no lack of attention She tolerates no lack of love She sticks pins in your tender spots To see if “You’re done yet” She never forgives Yet She never condemns See her Flowing robes Outstretched arms Piercing eyes Pinioned...

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A Yogi’s Welcome

A Yogi’s Welcome

Please allow your stories to be left at the door with your shoes. You may pick them up if you really want them on your way back out. They are not required to enter here. Kiss your ego and allow it to be still. As you achieve your comfortable seated posture and consciously take in your next breath, Also take in this assurance… There is no need to achieve anything here… There is no need to...

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Some more words on Gurus

Some more words on Gurus

Many moons ago as I embarked on a a path in which hatha yoga was a very intrinsic part, a phrase came to me “Le Guru is You!” I liked it’s ‘flow’ its cute little rhyme and I created a character to go with it,  sort of a throw back to the generation of seekers that —- well for lack of a better term were “consciously unconscious”  Some 15 years (or...

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