Voyageur

He is of the North, and prays in the way of water and fire, elements of journey, paddling through an expanse of wild vanquish, ravaged by love unrequited, on voyage many years, passage and portage, the depths on one side, the forest on the other, a darkening mystery below and above. Each offer their bounty […]

New Rain

In the faces of the young or those inspirited likewise I see a great turning toward one; a singular union of creation with its source. Without much in the way of agency, but for the divine rites of science and poetry, human consciousness is being drawn out in the zeitgeist, vaporized of its harder elements […]

I Learned Upon Waking

I was dreaming, in which a little Sherpa man walked up to me and said any one of the world’s great religions is a means to unraveling into the unity. I was amused he used a bar room idiom to further his conjecture: what’s your poison? So, with a smirk and a smidge of dread […]

Dreamed

It can be a long pause between breaths when one is dwelling on the source of things, or in learning the red caught in the cloud net at dawn comes from elsewhere, never ours to understand or fully behold. We make mystery a fun house mirror image when we claim to know. Breathe now as […]

Tender

For all the rain I am the tender of tall grasses. I looked up in this red morning to see, again, the mountains shouldering their clouds. I feel the Gulf of Mexico in the air and cool on my skin, laced with a shiver of old world spirit, like a walk in the French Quarter […]

Sabbath

I remember what I knew of Sabbath before I learned a broader way to be it, now held dearly with the understanding of things so wide as to make me small for the taking up of being right where I belong. I walk happy on the perennial journey from form to faith. You see, when […]