Soul Food

I’ve been thinking about nourishment recently and what I think it is; and what I think we get it from.  These are my internal deliberations. It keeps us ticking, it keeps the joints… Continue reading

Nature’s Music

The wind on my windows The pattering of the rain Nature’s chorus Is always a beautiful refrain From the crashing of waves To the tweeting of birds Nature’s sweet symphony Is in the… Continue reading

Me My Valentine

It’s that day again That one which really challenges My zen I remember when I’d lament Received cards in the negative ten But since then I’ve realised This year my valentine Is me… Continue reading

Confucius – A Good Day and The Value of Joy

1.4 Master Zeng [Zengzi] said, “Every day I examine myself on three points.  When I worked to benefit someone else, did I do my best?  In my relationship with my friends, did I… Continue reading

“Lead On…”

Originally posted on the otherhood of one:
? Photo by Lisa R. Palmer from my Pilgrimage, August 2015 ? Today I feel like a horse on a lead a fish on a line…

Those That Have Gone Before

I thank those that have gone before Those who sketched the path Those who in body Are here no more Gratefully I stand on your shoulders I observe your footprints Absorb your lessons… Continue reading

What is ‘ready’?

I’m not ready yet. I want to do it when I’m ready. I write this as someone getting ‘ready’,  But what is ready? When do we attain readiness? Depending on our feeling to… Continue reading

Time’s Masterpiece

The art of time Is painted with brushes Of patience and finesse The canvas is life Layered with time’s depth And time’s growth The art of time Is life’s foundation Stretching further than… Continue reading

Death’s Transitory Gift

The third aspect of the tragic triad concerns death.  But it concerns life as well, for at any time each of the moments of which life consists is dying, and that moment will… Continue reading

WILLIAMS

Originally posted on POEMEGRANATE:
O captain, my captain O where have you gone The life you’ve forsaken Has seen it’s last dawn The laughs you created Ways to hide away your pain The…