The fruit of the wine

Facing mortality, not an easy thing to do. Body falling apart, mind doesn’t understand… My mother struggled to accept her circumstance, sitting in the doctors office. Why doesn’t my body work as it should?, she asks. I could say, but don’t.  After all she is eighty five! Who am I to say? From the deep […]

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Full Circle

Stumbling along as a young man, looking for answers, Gary Snyder appeared and plowed through my consciousness opening the fertile soil of my mind with horse and plow! I knew nothing of Zen or poetry then, only knew that his words were thunderous truth telling. Now on Cold Mountain he appears again! The fertile soil planted […]

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prajna stanza

clouds in the sky need not know, birds fly through them and are not hindered! don’t ask why each dew drop has the sun and moon in its grasp. mountain peaks disappear and appear again and again. wind blows, mountains crumble.

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Ashes Renew

a winter day, not the northeast winter storm! just a florida cold day, 50 degrees and cloudy. Have the fire pit burning, relieving me of 15 year old taxes and receipts that I have held onto for to long. ashes, ashes tell me your story! what doesn’t change? The smoke rises into the gray clouds […]

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what am I doing here

staring out the window at Starbucks Bob Marley playing on Pandora Is this love that I am feeling? could I express this any better, that is IT! Music really is universal language!  

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