Tag: poetry

Haiku

Old Master, turning, Sage leaves to crimson and Gold Waits for my visit

pretty little rebel

i dreamed of a past life where i was fighting for my emperor, and ended up dying to defend him falling off the top of a roof; to this very...

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...

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...

The “Y” Mindblower

In my mind, I feel this readiness, something I call alacrity. But in the mad rush of life, everything gets blurry. Exciting opportunities lying ahead make...

The Great Re-Birth of a Nation: Total Solar Eclipse of 08/21/2017

In Her silence She speaks The black ink of shadow Slowly covers the fiery yellow blaze Of the Sun A Full Eclipse Is bringing a fresh birth Of the United States...

Taylors Falls Dragonfly

A striped-winged dragonfly roosts soundless, firmly entrenched on the flat gray rock next to our bench poised high on the cliff's edge overlooking the meandering river, the...

Word Paintings

If words can summon music in your heart Which words are the flutes? Flittering about your head like birds. And which words are pounding in your chest...

Volare!

"You need not go to heaven to see God; nor need you speak loud, as if God were far away; nor need you cry...

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...

Daddy Come Back

-- In honor of my father, Scott Carney Schuck, ho is still getting his message out! He struggles to right himself From the bed where he...

Nature’s Kindest Heart

eternity can last for a single second or a thousand centuries it just depends on the nature of the situation, and i like those eternities spent in nature's knees; for she...

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...

On the Day I Wept for this Land

I am. I am the all the everything, the alpha and the omega. I am the Muslim, the Christian. the Hindu, the Jew. I am no one and everyone. I am home and I...

Looking Back

Looking back I saw a night with no stars When I was between worlds and waiting I rejoiced at the song that filled me Music pulled at...

Friends

me, i don't know what plant I am, but perhaps I like the idea of being a Lily of the Field. or maybe not a plant at...

To Be Water

Held by the earth, light scampering in ripples on a conveyer wave line; little traveling hills across the surface. To be water, life abundant inside me; weeds writhing wriggling against my...