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September 11, 2017
What is a place? A home? Maybe there is meant to be more adventure and surprise. Open space We were nomads once. Cherishing seasons from place […]
September 11, 2017
natural capital
Witnessing the exposed bodies of kindred ones Life snapped and cut out left to rot in the quiet intimacy of their own home. Demolished and strewn. […]
September 9, 2017
First September rain. Perichor of a sundrenched threadbare summer. Golden Herbaceous Energized dirt. Moving into air. Still holding. Holding. The scent of a dying season. And […]
March 27, 2017
inside of sound
It was a wind chime in Chinatown that first pulled me in to the Universe. A singularity absorbing my imagination completely. A desire innervated to reside […]
March 27, 2017
red lipstick
I woke up with… starlight in my blood that moved me to move myself get outside be outside be WITH myself. The stars. “Hello, my friend!” […]
March 27, 2017
It makes my head spin When I feel it Pulls me into a vortex of contemplation Alien. I feel alien here. And it cannot be Only […]
March 27, 2017
paper trust
Paper trust. It was just between us. Pouring the inside out without an evaluator. Without the pressure of righteousness. It was neutral territory. It could always […]
December 10, 2016
hungry fire
I kneel before a hungry fire. Mouth gaping orange-black teeth gleaming. It must be fed and fed and fed again Fire keeper. Kept by fire In […]
October 30, 2016
the leaving
The leaves. The leaving. The way we feel aspects of ourselves used up dropping off. Effort to ease. Change is what we fear and yet pine […]
October 30, 2016
Dream Weeds
Inching through the underbrush, the overgrowth of untended dreams progressively transformed into weeds that choke relentlessly the surrounding structures. I cannot sleep because of these muses […]
June 21, 2016
true moon
There is a certain swollen feeling that arises when you want to see moon light the way it look the way it feels in truth when […]
June 1, 2016
gravity fed
A river often incites a powerful urge to look upon it. There is… Flow. Impossible to follow after. Only a part can be observed and then let […]
April 26, 2016
a new word for God
I am. Searching for a new word for God. One that fits this shifted conception That tells a story of grace and magic WAY bigger than […]
April 4, 2016
I look out at the wind moving on two trees. Separated. Fifty yards and a road between. They are dancing the same assailable dance. Force acting upon […]
April 4, 2016
No, I’m not a late bloomer. It’s just that this life and the chaotic Universe I landed inside struck me as being so mysterious so intricate […]
December 3, 2015
the space between heartbeats
In the small interlude between your heartbeats systole … diastole. Trust. Choose to trust. (Somehow it started without you and continues on faithfully, beautifully.) When it […]
November 15, 2015
emerge from the whirlwind
Move gently into self-awareness, emerge from the whirlwind of the endless thoughts sensations and affectations of all of this inexplicable… existence. It’s time to validate your […]
September 27, 2015
remember the animal
I felt it necessary to lower my body onto all fours first. Remember the animal. And then with my cheek Pressed to the cold fecund earth […]
September 16, 2015
I'm leaving this time
I’m leaving. This time. I mean it. Not like a child leaves the room angry, but like a mother leaves the child for a Holy moment […]
August 20, 2015
I am just waking up…
I… am just waking up. Like that Neo character when the Matrix became an object he could see from the outside. No longer inside. Alternate realities. […]