Heart’s Desire One day while in a downcast mood I walked in mountain solitude Absorbed within deep heartache Particular paths I did not take Late the hour on that day Recalling not footstep’s way When open eyes I could not keep Dreamlessly did I sleep Awakened by morning’s light Untold beauty awed my sight Alpine [...]
Archive for June, 2010
Rumi entreats us to come to the beloved I was at Esin Restaurant in Danville, CA last night having a glass of wine when Esin joined my dad and me. We got to sharing history and stories. I mentioned Rumi to Esin (she is from Turkey) and she said her mother read Rumi. Esin remembers [...]
Human Vulnerability & Grace In the blink of an eye it can all be gone – our sight, our friends or children, our homes or health, our life. Even so, it is all grace, magic and miraculous – and some of it gets posted on YouTube.
The Mountain The longest and one of the most complex poems I have written is titled – The Mountain. The mountain is used to help describe my relationship to my self, the world and my superego (inner critic). The poem has three sections – The Day Face, The Night Face and The Crucible of the [...]