If you are confused, check with the sun. ~R.E.M. The sun is more reliable than God when choosing a direction to travel. More reliable because Sun is visible at least half the day, longer when illuminating the moon, providing guidance where God is omnipresent yet unseeable. Silent. Advertisements
A naked man, seen from behind, was kneeling in the vestibule of the church. Around him at least ten angels in female form came flying out of the darkness, like butterflies summoned by prayer. ~Roberto Bolaño We, humans, fixate on the supernatural. It is woven into our lore extending back to the roots of thinking […]
Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. ~Jack Kerouac, On the Road I have long been captivated by colors so much so, I keep a […]
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child a long, long way from home. ~Paul Robeson There are times I feel disconnected from everyone, the odd man out standing in a crowded room watching from an obscure corner as everyone else mingles and, I imagine, connecting at the soul level.
Once upon a time when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated. ~Terry Tempest Williams I have not heard the song […]
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~Ernest Hemingway I like to write with different colors of ink. Thoughts flowing from my brain through my fountain pen onto unlined paper helping me discover who I am. Today’s color is a favorite. It’s called cayenne. To me, […]
To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears. ~Octavio Paz Few things are more peaceful than the calming surf of the ocean at sunrise when the waves from distant lands, waves traveling from the abyss gently caress the sandy shore while singing […]