Nepenthe

A child is abused And the groundwork is laid For a debit of love that can never be paid The body matures But the heart and the mind Of...

bird watching in the city

there is only what you bring with you when you go. feathers rustle brightly room to room. raising up the dust to catch stray reflections of passive light. the...

Vox Populi

A pencil scratches this paper with periods and dashes. But a dash and a period so short and sudden, their charcoal soul can hardly...

Tallness

I wrapped my palm around the bamboo reed, pushed it And it swayed: reluctantly, gracefully slow motion delay. I shook the reed as hard as I could And...

New Books | Summer 2016

A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey, by Matthew Fox (New World Library), 304 pages -- This powerful book was prompted by...

unsubstantiated rumours

I want an unusual completeness, completely, if I should find myself walking before angels. I don't want to be found outside of prayer. I want to be...

Mid-Morning Daydreams

The warmth of your energy softens the rough edges of mine, An energy worn out by many of life's struggles. From everyday little events to a...

What Happened the day of Prince’s Death?

As more information in the details surrounding the death of Prince are starting to be shared with the public, I feel this is time...

Spirit Leaves: The Artist’s Well

Many believe having material possessions or finding true love brings lasting happiness. I was raised in the acquisitive culture and instilled with the Prince...

Spider Magic and Creative Dreams

In our culture, we place our faith in the intellect, the left brain and the ego-mind and turn logic into a God. Ironically, we...

The Elixir of Life

Creativity is an unsteady dance with intuition that devours what is already created and replaces it with the new. While life plays on, it...

The Everyday Genius

Our famous artists, writers, scientists and entrepreneurs are often seen as rare and special beings endowed with gifts and talents that most of us...

Painting as Spiritual Practice

During one of Ram Dass' lectures on psychedelics back in the '70s, he encountered a curious woman seated in the front row. In contrast...

Perception

Be kind, the war has ended. This world of sound and light; this double mirrored life, this biased reality wouldn't be without us. Step outside your perception, surf the copper...

Easily

The lightness of A dried petal Alights Upon the stream. Its shape Like a bird's wing Contoured Able to hold the wind Which set it upon The stream For a time. And in that swimming, The...

The Unmasking: Revealing the True Divine Feminine

The Moon Rises Draped with her silvery shawl In what seems an instant She drops the icy garment To reveal the adamantine Sun For she is truly both Moon and...

Rain Is Not A Weeping–1444

Rain is not a weeping Nor is leaf to ground a sadness, It is simple sharing To fill joy and fruiting And rebirth Into the next As day into dusk Night...