Hope is… not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out… It is also…… Read more “Václav Havel on Hope”
R. M. Rilke, Blood-Remembering
“Ah! but verses amount to so little when one writes them young. One ought to wait and gather sense and sweetness a whole life long, and a…… Read more “R. M. Rilke, Blood-Remembering”
Flannery O’Connor, ‘That’s the Order’
Truth, Joy, Love, and Peace. That’s the order. You have to cherish life at the same time you struggle to endure it.~Flannery O’Conner Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem…… Read more “Flannery O’Connor, ‘That’s the Order’”
Corrie Ten Boom
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.~Corrie Ten Boom Photo by Daniel Reeves on Unsplash
Connection and Peace.
We come with no knowledge to this place and share nothing with each other of the essential key that grows inside us like a living being, limned…… Read more “Connection and Peace.”
i dream of rosehip tea.
it was months ago when i picked rosehips along my path home by the sea, slipping each one like a little gold nugget into the pockets of…… Read more “i dream of rosehip tea.”
you reach out a hand to pull sky down, stars, yes the heavens themselvesare but bread to you, so you break it,break it all upon the ground,…… Read more “Capital”
My own particular brand of bleak is firm, and unambiguous enough to recognise our dark as a basic truth: the world-rending fire of the human soul is…… Read more “Realism.s”
at the end of days all days, including today, I am terrified of tomorrow, as if every sleep is a death, a dreamless, black hole that will…… Read more “Potent.ial”
making art: metaphor, metamorphosis, metastasis, m e a n i n g c. Kate Gough Photo by Pierre Bamin on Unsplash
The world gets into our poresand writes on us lines with the clay ofearth, warmth of sunbite of wind caress ; sorrow & joy clog our faceswith…… Read more “Pores”
https://youtu.be/808nTiXLam8 I’m still in this place. Sometimes it seems I never leave. * Gallery, 2014 Imagine, if you will a gallery piece installed, a row of plants at… Read more "Grey"
“. . . I would like to beg you dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to…… Read more “Everything Unresolved”
Idiolalia Poetry Collection Now Available!
Hello all 🙂 Thank you all so much for your support. Idiolalia is available straight from the printer now at 3 GBP or 5 USD each (or…… Read more “Idiolalia Poetry Collection Now Available!”
Memo # 8 ~ Deep River (Shusako Endo)
“…And death itself began working backwards…” A tree grows up into the light, oxygen-laden air from out of the dark, decaying remains of its parent. Forest fires…… Read more “Memo # 8 ~ Deep River (Shusako Endo)”
A Legend & A Life Story: Who was Saint Francis of Assisi?
A Legend and A Life Story: Who was Saint Francis of Assisi? St. Francis of Assisi’s spiritual life was unfathomable even to those around him while he…… Read more “A Legend & A Life Story: Who was Saint Francis of Assisi?”
Memo #5 ~ Simone Weil and Stringfellow The nature of Love is, enigmatically, found in perpetual Act, defined in the solitude granted within the oneness of intimacy,…… Read more “Memo #5”