Category Archives: Poetry of Resiliency

The one question the world asks of you

Who are you? The world asked of me when I was yet too young to have found my voice could not escape lips opened but sound, like breath was not yet safe or mine to claim Answering this question poised … Continue reading

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Spinning the Magic of Communion

I took a walk today wandering game trails faintly worn traveling deep into the forest where beings of ancient ages live centuries old, some others, uncounted thousands I did pause along the way for hands to touch presence in an … Continue reading

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Full Moon Prayer — for Lovers of Darkness Too!

The sun is not yet up. The moon, not yet down. I come to sit, my shadow and I, in radiance of natural fullness. Teach me, I pray: That I may let life so radiate out of me, wholly at … Continue reading

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One in love with forest folks

Carelessly I spooked them startled them into running maybe 40 yards before stopping turning in curiosity to see or smell if possible who or what walked in among them so unannounced as to almost be one of them. But no, … Continue reading

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Choose Your Teachers Well!

There are many teachers in this world who desire your loyalty or perhaps you prefer claiming one of them for your own but either way choose your teachers well. Preachers and Politicians too for you do indeed become like unto … Continue reading

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The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage

The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage Woke into a thick 2AM darkness swirling around me. I withdrew, inside, I confess until at last I found the comfort and safety of stillness and silence “Your job, today, is … Continue reading

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Standing at the Creative Center

Standing at the Creative Center What would it be like allowing the world to be as it is and you as you are To see deeply into the nature of each as reflections of the other What is above mirroring … Continue reading

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Wiping Love Off the Mirror

Woke in the night to the ancient voices of denigration and unworthiness to never-can and never-will be enough for the self-love of relaxing into “just as I am.” Caught the vocal little bugger in the act of repeating his mantras … Continue reading

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Getting Naked to Self and the World

“There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.” — Bashō Matsuo, Zen poet 1644-1694 Allowing one’s self a wander into the wild is to invite a … Continue reading

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What if I were to tell you

What if I were to tell you everything you learned in church and school of how to be who you are is wrong? You know the truth of this. But how will you live allowing this shattering awareness into your … Continue reading

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