i sit down to write and
time is nothing but a thought;
a thought i am not thinking.
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
“Like a bird in flight that leaves no trace, the touch of knowing does not grab but leaves things as they are.” (p 14.).
Puhakka, Kaisa. (2000). An invitation to authentic knowing. In Tobin Hart, Peter L Nelson & Kaisa Puhakka (Eds.), Transpersonal knowing: Exploring the horizon of consciousness. (pp. 11-31). New York: NY. State University of New York Press.
(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: I do the best I can Rowy. That’s all I can do.
transpersonal. (2010). Random House Kernerman Webster’s College dictionary. Retrieved from https://www.thefreedictionary.com/transpersonal
heart of our
solar system, a
yellow dwarf star, a
hot ball of
everything from the
biggest planets to the
smallest particles of debris in
center of the
milky way galaxy,
the sun and
radiation belts and
life on earth possible,
basis of many
the sun and the
rest of the
formed from a
giant, rotating cloud of
solar nebula about
our sun accounts for
99.8% of the
mass of the
entire solar system
the sun will
run out of
starts to die, it
will swell so
big that it
mercury and venus and
found poem from beautiful original material retrieved from the NASA website in 2017. NASA. Sun: In depth. https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/sun/indepth
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A casual employee has no guaranteed hours of work, usually works irregular hours, doesn’t get paid sick or annual leave and can end employment without notice [and have employment ended without notice], unless notice is required by a registered agreement, award or employment contract.
Fair Work Australia.
A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a[n]… object dropping into it .
here i am. dropping stones
A disturbance or variation which travels through a medium .
disturbing my medium. dropping stones
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