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

Pop!

Pop!

It’s one of those hot summer sun blowin’ bubblegum fun rubbin’ butter cups on kneecaps, flippin’ bottle tops, sippin’ chin-drippin’ ice-pops, lickin’ cotton candy sticky fingertips, sour pucker cherry soda lips, pixie stix, rubber hose-spritzin’ green grass slip ‘n’- slidin’ bare-feet banana-seat bike ridin’ fickle flick n’ tickle, first kissin’ reminiscin’ kind of days. By … Continue reading

Meadow Tea

Meadow Tea

The day is warm, a morning cover of cloud has dissipated by midday revealing heavens so blue, it’s as though you are staring straight into the face of god. Perhaps so. Sunshine spills and splashes unto the landscape dousing the meadow in a drunken bliss. But it is the wildflowers that catch the eye with … Continue reading