Monthly Archives: June 2015

A Picture From The Beach

An old woman Guiding her frail husband Out of the waters With secure arms on shoulders Walking backwards to the future Both laughing at eternity Their eyes never wavering from each other Perhaps they never have As they dance this … Continue reading

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Sunset Ritual

Thank you Thank you Sun Thank you Earth Thank you Universe I accept everything as it is I accept everything as it will be I take everything I give everything I love everything As I move through the firmament I … Continue reading

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The Lovers

On a corner, May 1992 A London Circus Miasma of traffic and people Oblivious to oblivion A Tower of Records Forming the backdrop To a memory I would not lose The lovers Isolated in scented mystery From the world Hidden … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind

Occupying that zone In the middle of the mind Between memory and fantasy The bit that says now And here and be Which in any case Is the natural habitat Of every other creature And tree and stone There is … Continue reading

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Stillness

In the early morning When the only sounds Were the awakening birds The distant footering of careful nursing The breathing of the ventilator I sat with you I held you I stroked you Stunned Perceiving for you Witnessing On your … Continue reading

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Joy Division

I see the sun There is warmth Happiness too The world is spinning People laugh I see the baby animals play There is peace in the growing of the tree And the roots that reach into the earth Where the … Continue reading

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The One Big Everything

On the eve of turning 52 I read Alan Watts and realise That everything is indivisible I am fooled by my dualistic culture A complex intellectual smokescreen That hides Western thinkers From the ultimate truth But I have been divided … Continue reading

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