Poetry

A hundred ways to kiss the ground
Today, like every other day, we wake up emptyand frightened. Don’t open the door to the studyand begin reading. Take Read More
What I have learned so far
Meditation is old and honorable, so why should Inot sit, every morning of my life, on the hillside,looking into the Read More
Mindful
EverydayI see or hearsomethingthat more or less kills mewith delight,that leaves melike a needle in the haystackof light.It was what Read More
Kindness
Kindness
Before you know what kindness really isyou must lose things,feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weakened Read More
When Death Comes
When Death Comes
When death comeslike the hungry bear in autumn;when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purseto buy Read More
The Peace of Wild Things
The Peace of Wild Things
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear Read More