I wonder

I spent the week-end asking myself questions. There is nothing like concern for someone you love to make you pound the “what if ” keys like a heavy metal rocker… It was certainly noisy in there Desiring peace, I leant on my new incense habit until my hair smelt like a gypsy. Realising that it […]

Incense Sticks

Incense sticksLit and burningShedding ashOfferings to the GodsUntil our sticks are burnt And we are gone.. I used to hate incense – as recently as last month I hated incense – now I’m addicted to the stuff. The smell hasn’t changed, although now I open up my entire house and the scented smoke disperses so […]

Barefoot

To take the shattered pieces Of my ever thinking mind Torn fragments of a thought that travels Unravelling back to the beginning And then beginning again An echo in a chamber full of echos Reverberating restlessly. To quiet the inner ear To block the outer that hears And sink into stillness That knows no fear […]

Malleable

We are all capable of self destructing Allowing the dark To usurp the light that burns within A single thought leading to another And another The perpetual dripping tap Releases from above Gravity grasping as it falls toward the ground Absorbing sound But there is a moment before the splash is heard In that moment […]

Magpies

Busy thoughts tumbling Tastebuds blind to the coffee sluice Staring into the Abyss Mind taking notes All of this insanity Head bound intensity Sliced through By the sound of birdsong Warbling away Two magpies in the shade A sprinkler Is it dramatic to say They saved me From another gone by day Awareness and Grace […]

Asking questions

Swarm like bees Or Graceful as birds Moving in formation Words Thoughts Forming clusters That attract more and more Like to like Firing a question The thoughts descend Careful of the answers Ask accordingly Guidelines are important Never ask a question of the mind That can lead to a worrying thought Because on its heels […]