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Category Archives: Poetry

9.17.14

How do we rehearse for the unknown? Let’s go! And find ourselves falling into faith. Let go Into what is always in support Of our best work. Guidance arrives in minor adjustment and Grand exhibitions of strength, Sending us the secret message That action is in service to a Courageous prayer. This is a living faith, One that affirms our highest selves With the language of alignment. […]

9.15.14

What was it, That I woke up? That wasn’t enough. A loose pin required refitting On my desk lamp, flown and Buried under unfinished work. A mechanical issue, an aggravated phone call and a Mix-up between friends, looking for each other. Somewhere near the middle part of the day I knew That there could be no abstinence from action and That all moments demanded […]

5.8.14

What is it about this big stone grey van that attracts all the enthusiasts? I’ve never seen one like that before! Inside it, two road ready honchos spiraling around scenery, stoned. The dashboard is a mini puja. The interior is a temple that continually integrates the outside forms Through a bug gut windshield. There are the […]

Jean Erdman

By the piano, a student leans in. This isn’t music, it’s something else, nebulous, blue and circling. Waves. The hymn of creation. The hum of mossy, tumbled stones. Every wet field, every ocean seeking cliff, Every eyelid opening to meet matter halfway. All of the growing. Stalks finding room and Goodwill bound sneakers. All of […]

6.24.13

I’ve come home for a few days to cure myself of the city. My mother asks me: What are they doing across the street? How would I know what is happening in an abandoned house across the street? I take the dog out on a familiar path and move through old childhood stories. All of […]