23 years ago, we are at the edge of the Kuranda Rainforest track. Outside, there is only glare and heat and damp. The morning sun bites hard and hot. The bitumen is sticky with heat. The air is so wet that I breathe heavy from the short walk from home. And the blazing song of […]
i sit down to write and time is nothing but a thought; a thought i am not thinking. source “Each line and sketch is the same as the last, time is nothing but a thought.” Brandon Knoll. (2017). Started the new drawing… [Blog Post]. Chaotic Shapes.
Coiled tight around her beating heart she ventures forward. With the weight of all heavy on her back she scribes the world in silver.
Yesterday I had a beautiful Christmas revelation. I was beating myself up because even after all the Landmark, the nonviolent communication and the transpersonal philosophy, I was still experiencing some hurt over a little comment made by my mother. For Christ’s sake – how pathetic – and when will I finally be enlightened! I then […]
a bird in flight that leaves no trace – the touch of knowing does not grab, but leaves things as they are traceless bird – to know you, & leave you as you are Source “Like a bird in flight that leaves no trace, the touch of knowing does not grab but leaves things as […]
the ocean – here a response to Haiku Horizon’s prompt – Ocean and with total respect to and in awe of Toni Child’s Where’s the Ocean?
… for being able to appreciate the wonder and mystery of the universe in the face of a dandelion.
the old ones sing of long ago now – as the ash and embers of our fire thread their way to sky and stars now – I am earthbound and of the heavens the old ones sing now – In 2008 I attended a Women’s conference. The keynote and many activities were provided by the […]
trans•per•son•al (trænsˈpɜr sə nl) 1. extending beyond or transcending the personal. My hand is stiff and clammy from gripping the phone. I take a deep breath & I wonder, ‘what is like to be her?’ 2. being or involving an altered state of consciousness. That afternoon, sitting on the front step beside an empty tab of Panadeine Forte & the dregs of a beer I feel the gut punch of her rage, loneliness, & fear. From miles & years away I hear her voice, quiet and calm like I have never known her to be: […]
1. at the heart of our solar system, a yellow dwarf star, a hot ball of glowing gases 2. its gravity holds the solar system together – keeping everything from the biggest planets to the smallest particles of debris in its orbit 3. the sun orbits the center of the milky way galaxy, bringing the planets, […]