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Refuge

By day, a daydream ponderer who never gets his fill – by night, a barefoot wanderer who’s wandering still. With the bamboo wind and my golden rain-tree, what a lucky refugee I shall be.

Dear Diary

You must not complain about dust.  Dust becomes cloud becomes rain becomes forest becomes life, so you must not complain about dust as you wipe it from a table, books, shelves. May there be an empty space in the palm of my hand, where… Continue Reading “Dear Diary”

Connecting Poetry With Song

Originally posted on C.M. Rivers:
John Lennon’s Imagine, and Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ In the Wind are both songs that – when the music is stripped away – reveal themselves as powerful poems.  They have both stood the test of time, asking the heavy…

Now and Again

Originally posted on C.M. Rivers:
Now the giraffe-like lily, turning its head to look out the window in graciousness. Now the blackberry, summer’s thimble, its shape discussed at a celestial seminar where Sun and Moon are merely attendees, two out of ten-thousand. The…

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