Raw Edges

She isn’t finished to the edges like most artworks are Wrapped around the canvas, polished and clean Not this painting, her artist was mean, and only applied just enough paint to keep the subject alternate Constantly rushing towards the sides filling in empty places as if to hide her unfinished edgeless sides from all those […]

The Hats We Wear

I have a hatstand full of hats And yet usually I’m wearing a bright orange freebie Someone gave to me From OCG As a poet I love a metaphor So this has me thinking Perhaps the hat that suits me most Is the one that chooses me And maybe I should stop overthinking this thing […]

Mirrors who we love

Wrote about this on Instagram this morning. A monk on a mountain will never learn as much about radical compassion and acceptance of others and self, as a person who is married and has children and extended family. The people who love us and who we love (and who annoy us at times) are our […]

Surrender vs Capitulation

Once you make the connection between feelings And what you force yourself to carry around Hate Violence Dissatisfaction Jealousy Anger Frustration Becoming aware of these stiff and difficult things in your body Mind Energy You will see the choice The way The path And set these awful feelings down Everything that must be, can be […]