Category Love

Ecstasy and Madness

Ecstasy and Madness ~~~~~ What would it feel like, Ecstasy, a brief moment? If we were unprepared, would it drive us mad? Madness may be sacred, yet, we treat it as malady. If we really listened truly What then might we learn? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment […]

Upon

Upon ~~~~~ Echoes upon echoes. Where did the sound begin? Has it ended? Is it merely repeating what’s gone before? A big bang, that’s now a weak noise we hear as echoes upon echoes. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Climbing

Climbing ~~~~~ A lone, patient figure, without, within, Standing quietly upon a mountaintop, Deep within a forest, one with a waterfall, Steadily climbing up the stairs of the sky, Tenuous, strong, watcher and watched. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Express Me

Express Me ~~~~~ Art must be thrown ahead of what is happening now, like a quarterback’s pass must be thrown to where a receiver will be, not where they were when the pass was thrown. Similarly, I must decide what art is for me, besides pretty pictures. What appeals to me, mostly isn’t typical, but […]

Near Maverick’s Beach

Near Maverick’s Beach ~~~~~ Sitting near the breakwater, listening to someone’s music, the gentle murmurs of waves. They build into my attention, crashing slowly on the strand, sea-walls ebb in slow-motion. A seal barks, its own reason, Foghorn moans alarm, each ten seconds; a private plane turns, angling to set-down at the airport on down […]

Only Happenstance

Only Happenstance ~~~~~ Can you or I hear the beating heart at the center of all existence? Here, there and everywhere, end to start. Measuring the length of time, Echoing the sound of our persistence. No longer can I call to find the time. You laugh; I must be old enough to bury. Despite our […]

The Memory of Fire

The Memory of Fire ~~~~~ What does the fire remember, about when it helped, when it harmed? No distinction, started from flame or ember, only we ignore its danger, when we know we should be alarmed. Is the fire wiser than we will ever be? Knowing the world needs fire’s destruction to engender new life. […]