Where I come from……

I come from the stars, I come from a Mars. travelling through space and time. towing the line. walking out of line Leading a wonky dance Eat you heart out Max Wall. Don’t follow me!!!But Then maybe do follow me. You hear wordsof voices long stifledand you find your camel. The one you didn’t know Read more about Where I come from……[…]

Sun

Summer sunAutumn sunWinter sunSpring sunRising, floating, descending, disappearing. Illuminating, shadow casting Compass.Source of warmth and light,energy and power.Glowing throbbing heartbeating the pulse of life weaving a prayer of love.marking the rhythm of the Dance.Circles, Cycles, Spirals

River walk

An Essex estuary walk Seagulls and Swans and smugglers innsSail boat rigging clinking in the cool breeze. the tide slowly going out To reveal the old Ford. Memorial benches, pointing to favourite views,remember beloved fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, friends. the people of importance. We sit and enjoy the cool. Then bring home some honey from Read more about River walk[…]

Rumi

Rumithe first whirling saint of poetryspinning like a galaxyweaving constellations of wordslike blazing stars,numinous moons,planets with gardens blossomingand oceans floating in space. Rumithe first whirling saint of poetrytraversing the geographyof divine desire with longingstronger than the undertow of history. This presence ismysterious, like the silhouette of music,the circumference of a dream. When Rumi met Shamsthe Read more about Rumi[…]

Tasting Eternity

“We are the mirror, as well as the face in it. We are tasting the taste of eternity this minute.We are pain and what cures pain. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours. Soul of the world, no life, nor world remain, no beautiful women and men longing. Only this ancient love circling the holy black Read more about Tasting Eternity[…]

I am made of magic

I am made of magic. I am see-through sparkles I can walk on water. I can speak to dolphins. I can shapeshift and extend to the ends of the cosmos I can sing in harmony with the stars. I can do 50 consecutive backflips. In fact, I can fly. I can swim to the bottom Read more about I am made of magic[…]

The Dance

Both light and shadow are the dance of Love.Love has no cause, it is the astrolabe of God’s secrets.Lover and loving are inseparable and timeless.Although I may try to describe love,when I experience it, I am speechless.Although I may try to write about love, I am rendered helpless. My pen breaks, and the paper slips awayat Read more about The Dance[…]

Resilience, Radiance, Rememberance

I Knew We Would Be FriendsAs soon as you opened your mouth, And I heard your soft sounds,I knew we would be friends.The first time, dear pilgrim, I heard you laugh,I knew it would not take me long,To turn you back into GodBy Hafiz, Sufi poet There is a Vitality – Martha Graham There is a Read more about Resilience, Radiance, Rememberance[…]