We are Many

  We are many who guard our heart lest our pain spill out and form a bloody puddle at your feet . You would then Need to walk around In an even wider Circle so as not To stain your shoes. So We smile And carry on Or not. And you wonder Perhaps What you... Continue Reading →

On Death and Dying

I love riding the bus. I can sit back, relax, and watch the beautiful scenery of The Andes between Cuenca and Guayaquil.  In September, I rode the bus all the way to the coast to celebrate a friend's birthday.  Journal in hand, the wheels of the bus quieting any other sounds, I wrote this poem.... Continue Reading →

Here You Are

Here you are, just as I needed you. You asked the question that made me ponder an old truth in a new way. You walked with me and skipped along the path with me as we gathered pearls of wisdom together. Here you are just as I need you friend stranger fellow traveler unexpected guest.... Continue Reading →

I choose the path of the heart

To be conscious; to be fully engaged in the moment, this moment.  This is the cry from my heart.  To live from the heart, not refusing to acknowledge the head, acknowledging its help and necessity yet not allowing the head to rule. The lure of passivity, of numbness, of allowing the necessities of living to... Continue Reading →

What is it you want?

About fifteen years ago, I was at a place in my journey where I realized “I don’t want to live this life anymore” and that thought eventually became a decision and a choice.  I left behind the life I had been living and moved into the unknown.  It’s one thing to become aware that the... Continue Reading →

Strand of Life

Each life a delicate strand of energy connected by birth to those who attach themselves by love and tenderness and sometimes by rejection and scorn As the strand grows and reaches out into the world it forms its own connections and sometimes cuts off the original attachment. Swinging free for a moment in time we... Continue Reading →

I Weep

There are times  when I cannot remain silent.   I don't own a TV, I don't watch the news but I do keep abreast of things that are happening on the world stage. Last night, as I was relaxing before bed, this: US votes against UN resolution condemning gay sex death penalty, joining Iraq and... Continue Reading →

This I Know

This I know Life is nothing but change people you thought would be here forever leave or die Great ideas turn to ashes Dreams remain just that dreams This I know Mystics see what others dare not even imagine Science reveals that which we have always known to be true except when in the hands... Continue Reading →

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