nothingness

I run run run at top speed.   They see me. The nut-catcher van turns in my direction.   I leap over the fence, and head for the horizon.   The van crashes through, and sputters in the mud.   I am moving at top speed, across the daisy field.   I hear the rear doors...

It’s all food,

It’s all food, somehow, no matter what we call it. Pain Joy Life Death, it’s all food in service, since before the first breath. Let’s get past our little bellies, my thoughts of me mine I, and breathe in Be Hear Now. f (Second draft. May need other revisions. If so,...

the loving Heart of Grace

We were conversing about a Smart device controlling our lives. I added my 2-cents, then heard from inside-out, “It may be time to develop ‘inner smarts’, so the ‘outer smarts’ are limited, by the loving Heart of Grace.”...

There I was,

There I was, confidently losing weight. Today, the scale revealed a 10 pounds gain. That mind is a world-class character, to befriend. f

here at Eglon Beach

here at Eglon Beach 4 men stand in the shallow surf casting their Silent Lures for salmon. a Gull lands. an Egret lifts off. the Sky is cloudy, sunny and eye blue. it Crinkles my gaze through the windshield, here at Eglon Beach....

Mayonnaise & Children

Mayonnaise & Children have some thing in common. They both evolve from eggs. Some folks will say mayonnaise Is not a they. I say ‘If that makes you feel good, stick with it’. f 161

a Bit of History

a Bit of History Mr. Trump has widened a wound, never fully closed and still festering, since Europeans landed on these shores and brought weapons, religion, a vision of riches, measles, smallpox, cholera, savagery to kill ‘savages’, and wiped out 90% of the...

Buddha Babies II

Buddha Babies II Buddha babies are everywhere. Be the leaf   drifted down   landing beneath the surface. Be the feeling   carried on each breath   wide awake. Be the heart truth   no matter how pain full   fully exposed. Be the Buddha Baby   everywhere   Buddha...

Open and See

What are your true colors? Open and See canvas sails touch the sky ever so slowing moving by. a blue field Spring meadow pink lily dripping dew. before words. f...

3 Littluns

3 Littluns *** Wishing and Hoping  ain’t  Doing and Being. Which appeals to you more? *** Resistance and Surrender are essential building blocks. What makes a diamond precious? What lets a beating heart swoon? *** I grew up believing parents lied and their kids...

Good Friends

Good Friends We left Vietnam, with our friends hanging from choppers. We’re leaving Syria, with our friends hanging from trees. Smokey the Bear says, ‘Always leave your friends, with a loving heart’, or something like that. ‘Trees are our...

the Mirror

the Mirror People in power want to keep it. Doesn’t matter the position or system. Some are community-minded. Others are Me-mine-I minded. Each may become the other. Look around and see Me-mine-I in the mirror. f...

A verbal written voice.

A verbal written voice speaks up. loud and clear. “I can’t physically prevent you from putting ME in the world. A more effective protest is through Mind’s Eye. You look down and see what I AM thinking. out loud. f...

3 belles

Evening tides, a dark seascape, on a moonless night. A foot in time, one still behind, not here, not there. Eat your heart out. If no light pours through, do it again. f 154  ...

a Flurry of Words

a Flurry of Words It’s all about me, don’t you think? Thinking may raise Demons, Goddesses, the stink of Turd Town, built in another land. Thinking is not feeling. Thinking is crinkling my face and scrunching down to avoid day and night, the wind-carried ash, landing...

Peak Living

  Peak Living A man was surrounded by peaks, and woke only after knowing the valley and all in between. the Buddha f 150      

in between Black & White

In between Black & White Black says    You’re one of us. White says    You’re one of them. I say         At least they agree on one thing, that the Virginian 1924 Racial Integrity Act is still intact. f...

the BlackWhite divide

The BlackWhite divide in America is based in fear From the beginning; We need more hands, to prosper. I been bought to a strange land. We can’t lose what we got. Father, daughter, brother, mother, all sold. We will kill to stay on top. It’s better to be angry and...