Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Pascha

Three days of darkness The pain of healing as tissues mend Today your heart beats once more Today you rise and walk among us For your candle burns brightly Sing Alleluia, let the bells be rung The lilies in my … Continue reading

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The Fall of Dvārakā

Far in the reaches of the solar system One icy body crashes against another It’s trajectory altered by the impact Sending it on a new path toward the Sun As God whispers, “Now you are become death” Be grateful for … Continue reading

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鸭子在河里

There is a party tonight A Tray of Togetherness is being passed around the table While a child reaches to have a Pomelo section Tangerines adorn the ancestors shrine as a happy couple chats nearby Later they will enjoy Radish … Continue reading

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Semi-Solstice, Sort of

I walk the grounds patiently And place my hand against the prison wall To feel the hum of the outside world Far in the distance one delivers a sermon on love To a somnolent and earless audience I am forsaken … Continue reading

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Diffraction

You have walked away Opening up endless possibilities All of which are equally valid And yet there was a time and a place Not too distant from here Where you placed your hand flat upon mine I have never returned … Continue reading

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Messías

She awakes and prepares herself for the day In the zendo she attends zazen, her koan that which is At the morning meal there is warm talk with staff and patron Afterwards she works in the kitchen She walks among … Continue reading

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Consanguinity

You are my sister My blood flows in your veins Separated as young children The giraffe wet with tears as they pulled us apart Off on some adventure I was thrust And yet your memory did not fade But only … Continue reading

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