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8.8.08. 8:08:08am

There are 8 stories. 8 ideas. And 8 ways of thinking about things. 8|8|8 1. On this door. There was a door, that was a door to somewhere else. In merely seeing the door, it was a vision to another … Continue reading

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Offerings

Creating personal rituals, altars and prayers. I do believe in this: making offerings. And in that, making place for that to happen. Making Place. For Offerings. What that might comprise, those offerings, is about the nature of what is offering, … Continue reading

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What sense, am I?

What sense, am I? I am, what — sense? “Hornkostel cites a tribe that has a separate word for seeing, but employs a common term for hearing, tasting, smelling, and touching.” [A.G. Engstrom, “Philological Quarterly,” XXV, 1946] I wonder about … Continue reading

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Aloneness

 Aloneness (10.22) | Chele La Pass, Kilagompa Nunnery I have this journal from 2005. I’d started it there on the presumption that I’d be taking that to Bhutan, finishing it in 2006. But I couldn’t put the trip together, given … Continue reading

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An experiment in communication…

David, thanks for your considerations, your reach — and, to some of your co-respondents, I’m grateful to be included in your search. To the challenges that you face, I relate. I’ve seen these, sensed these travails in others. And each … Continue reading

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The inversion

Today, in the river that runs out side the house, there was so much silent sound that the air hung like a band of smoke that balanced on the stone, that pointed to sky, oyster light reflecting what’s up, below. … Continue reading

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days poem

Speech, like smoke, wafts just borne — right, whenthat calling — culled, is true. behind that smoke, found surveil, what lies — perhaps lying beneath; truth be told: twice tales and new coins found, there waterdown like sea anemones forgotten … Continue reading

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Things that we found in fire

T H I N G S T H A T W E F O U N D I N T H E F I R E Meditations on fire. In the consideration of passing, things move on. Moments flicker. Friends … Continue reading

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True two. For me, in my experience, it’s that – being a gemini is about being one, in two. There is the one side, there is the other. But isn’t this the character of living, the one, the two — … Continue reading

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Explosive clouds, transparent monuments, gunpowder paintings

Good morning. That title…I thought that would catch your attention. I’d thought about the idea of using fire for paintings and art. Then flame in the context of signing. Fire signs, why not? Signed / singed by fire? Why not? … Continue reading

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