“There is nothing more real than what cannot be seen and there is nothing more certain than what cannot be heard.” ― Confucius
“There are four sources of energy — food, sleep, breath and a calm mind.” ― Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Arid land longing to be a lake again, the Namib’s lineage An ocean of sand, crust-fallen waves, an unwilling mirage. Shifting sand so hot; it builds daily, its own Axis Mundi forge, Blowing glass into heart shapes; kissing heat from Earth’s axis Yet, among its stone guardians and wood sentinels; life persists. There lies anContinue reading “Namib – A Poem”
“There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.” ― Jessica Hatchigan
Expectant doors in cornice trim Miter hope in architrave frames. Persistent will, opens and close To Janus’ porchlight porticoes Drafting a sanctum in the heart Built to order on Elysium’s lot.
“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!” ― Rainbow Rowell
Sunrise’s poses in the frame of the horizon, Snapping lounging leaves basking in the sun. Nature’s colors emblazon autumn’s canvas, Hoisting easels to paint Gaia’s masterpiece; Dipping branched brushstrokes of conifer, In wadding pools of rooted juniper.
In flourishing red plumage a nation’s image; Scarlet ibis, winged icon, a nation’s heritage: Where spinach leaves cook-up rice with okra Steam, ripe breadfruit roasted in coal embers. Outside fire pits tend boiling corn in thyme, Like calypso tunes spinning in spicy rhyme. Coconut water vendors serve up sweet treats, As passersby sheltering October rains,Continue reading “Scarlet Ibis – A Poem”
“If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.” ― Jiddu Krishnamurti
Version A Ocean crown jewels; magic afloat in coral Where mere sand is turned to pearls – Nature’s alchemy hides fortune’s token In famous pearls like Beauty of Ocean. Waves sway in the sea’s charm bracelet Swelling as their currents spin amulets. Version B Ocean crown jewels; The sound of the waves Summons all theContinue reading “Ocean Jewels – Two Versions – Of A Poem”