The Quaresmeira

The Quaresmeira

SOON, everything would be different. If she had known that then, if she had simply considered the possibility, if she had only understood that nothing —nothing would ever be quite the same again, she would have lingered a while longer, stayed beneath the trees studying intensely the purpura of the quaresmeira flower until the fading … Continue reading

Presence

Presence

To attain presence one should surrender to form, as practice, as norm, one should submit oneself to the essence of unaffectedly being, inhabit a habit of nonexpectantly seeing– one must plumb the fields of depths and shallows, succumb to the yields of lights and shadows, and become, solely (soul-ly) become — not what one wants … Continue reading

Śramaṇa Rising

Śramaṇa Rising

  http://amphibiaweb.org/sounds/Hypsiboas_faber60.mp3 (To hear the Blacksmith Tree Frog please press play) — The day prior to a New Moon compels total abandonment and complete surrender, a release from all fears; by becoming an empty vessel, we can be reborn in purity — The Shaman, dressed in his intricate fine-thread garb, has lit the sacred flames … Continue reading

invisible / invincible

invisible / invincible

i will make myself invisible disappear into the thin leave behind ego and self abrogate virtue and sin transcend duality this divisible quality of other and i i will remake myself invincible reappear and reside within inhabit every leaf and stone emerge as all creatures known transform to one this singularity forgone whole and complete … Continue reading

Iteration

Iteration

He’s been here before, he’s almost sure; it’s nearly the same although some details have changed; what once was up is now down, left has become right, and something in the core has shifted slight, but the rest appears familiar, too familiar in fact, and that is what has tipped him off. “Aha! a test,” … Continue reading