April Windstorm on Mountain Cliff (for Diana)

This poem, composed years ago, represents a core part of my transformative healing journey, that culminated in 100 percent total forgiveness. You were with me...

On Failure Obvious and All Too Familiar

           and I made a mistake I'll admit when I forgot to compliment you on your hair salon visit you see you never change for me I need...

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...

Womb of the Unknown

There is so much beauty breathing right where you are. 7 billion hearts beating between footsteps and stars. We are a miracle, Miracles are all around-- Spinning...

Luna and the Lake

I spied the moon through darkened trees Perfectly round and beaming with light I gazed at the lake through darkness of night A surface of glinting obsidian Luna...

Woman Traveling to Tibet

With you there's an ancient familiar silence where words need not exist to join hearts and minds. My soul remembers you now and...

Sometimes

Sometimes all our dreams Can seem quite absurd And you have to go solo Away from the herd Sometimes you just have to Plug your ears And say la la...

Love

We meet again, The moment kind and gentle, The beauty Peaceful and serene, The spirit alive In all that is And not what could be And all of this born of love, In...

Love is Escape

love is escape love is a flower in a vase dropping petals on a table love  is never going back to work lying in bed waiting for her to wake her face like her body  her face exactly like  her body this is what...

Given Up to the Wind

"When the stories have all been told and all the ways of growing old have been given up to the wind,   when we finally welcome home our beautiful...

The Gift (for RNS)

On an April night that seems sacred by way of the sky's spectacular design, you take me to see your father's grave. Nothing about this is sad.  It...

Headlong

Headlong is not "wrong" when you are listening to your own song. Headlong is neither head nor long but your heart quickening fast and strong.

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...

little sisters of the poor

a small gift is easier to accept for this you can hold in one hand. anything larger should have celestial dimensions; the moon, the path back to paradise,...

see me in the whisper

Does it matter whether I am black, white, male or female whether my name is Brahman, God, Yahweh or Krishna? Whether my apprentices in the world are named Christ Buddha or Mohammed? Only see me...

No Need To Save Me

When it comes to salvation, enlightenment or awakening, there's no need to save me or me to save you. We're already saved, we've only been slaves to beliefs of unworthiness and...

Infinitely Pi

At first glance it appears to move in one direction: 3.14159265358979... and on and on and on... approximate infinity. Oh! The magic of dancing a round around, measuring out the great...