Wild

How do you name something formless? That lies beneath the metaphysical skin of a mythical creature constructed by air strokes with an invisible paintbrush Try And you may come close to where my thoughts go at the moment Was it a shadow rippling across the field in the last shaft of sunlight before the onset […]

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 […]

Fiction

When our fate is taken out of our hands And delivered into another’s The bridge between Becomes tenuous The sway And shake Without faith Each step feels dangerous Control is a myth of the mind Yet we read ourselves bedtime stories nightly Clinging tightly to the notion That if we click our heels three times […]

Nowhere near me

You can write a lot about yourself Without ever getting anywhere close All these thoughts spill out And we take them so personally at the time In the end they are just bits of nothing Already over by the time the next emotion comes bubbling up So what do they add up to? I used […]

Why not?

You can only go so far With what you know And who you are Before you find yourself ringed in By the mind. You’ve built yourself to here With blocks taken from around you Books People History Lessons Yet still you come to a wall that you never realised was part of the map So […]

Dreaming Track

Am I creating a painting Art In the universe somewhere Is someone looking down As I go round and round and round Are the places where I grieved black Are the places where I loved red Up there Down here Things are changing My spirit is just a paintbrush Painting

The space between

A circle has no openings No gate To let synchronicity in How circular are you being? Life runs in patterns So do humans However, all too often we end up in a closed circuit A circle Sameness Same people Same place Same reactions Same stance Running on a track We think is headed somewhere But […]