Archive for the 'Aenigmas (My Poems)' Category

No Ordinary Life

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

No Ordinary Life Drink some coffee light a candle Rain patters light a candle Cat purrs light a candle A childā€™s party light a candle Eat cake light a candle Buy groceries light a candle Fold laundry light a candle Clean the bathroom light a candle Pay bills light a candle Read books light a […]

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A Haiku

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

One light, one journey– an unsullied oracle from which to woo lore. “Nostalgic for Summer” by randomentality c2003 / randomentality

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A Haiku

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

An urban prison– hopelessness creates the bars, hardship is the guard. “Los Angeles 35MM Shots” by Brian Utley c2003 / bingwalker

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A Haiku

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Water chisels rock– nature’s Michaelangelo, moving masterpiece. “At the local river, Dominica” by Elaine Mesker c2003 / Cybertoad

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A Haiku

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

You grace us briefly, a delicate, velvet life– fleeting renewal. “Iris” by Shirley Peters c2003 / The Other Side

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A Haiku

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

One scarlet pearl forms like a secret emerging from a holy place. “Ouch!” by Frank Kolodziej c2003 / Exit Wound

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Brief Notes

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

I just returned from my first sesshin at Hazy Moon Zen Center. It was fruitful. I’m tired and glad to be home. All that I experienced is settling, so I hesitate to write extensively about it. Here are some brief reflections. The first one is from my drive down, when I stopped at San Luis […]

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Out to Pasture

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Amid cow patties flies pester eyes, nose, mouth, hide- ear pierced with numbers. There is only this moment, chewing cud, swishing tail. A small stone for today.

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Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Crickets serenade a cat stalks the dew and the wind chimes do not dance.

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Oh Little One: Four Haiku

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

That brave little neck, the stem of a sunflower; your brain is blooming. —– Your luscious curved cheek is a small apple that begs for tender kisses. —– The tree sapling back nourishes roots and branches; may it grow mighty. —– Hands touch but don’t clutch like curious mice seeking their fortune in cheese. How […]

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