Just Enough to be Empty

I come to you with kisses, hugs; ready to convey songs of angels and delicate words of love. Then I leave; having engaged in all. Ruminating, I recall the sweetness, the joy, the bliss. But something was sorrowfully missing. An ultimate connection. Those things brought along that were in excess and destroyed the ‘emptiness’ were …

When Words Become Life

Perhaps it’s a part of a morning ritual, or quiet time. The word ‘Magic’ is encountered, or maybe the word ‘Bliss’. And for a second the reassurance is accepted. You convey to yourself that ‘Bliss’ is still alive – somewhere. But worldly concerns captivate. When the second expires and the minute ascension has ceased, ‘Bliss’ …

Life

Buildings. Windows. Doors. People. Families. And tangibles bring the abstract; feelings, judgments, the idea of right and wrong. And the ‘process’ just continues. Nothing is finally solved, no givens are ever found, just new circumstances. Different buildings are entered, other people are encountered, new tangibles come – all needing negotiation. New rights and wrongs are …

Growing Up

“Sure, I could bark. Go to the door and scratch. Maybe bring out a trusted whimper or two.” “But I’m sure not going to sit here and analyze the obvious.” “The expression of my desires needs continual development.” “I’ll allow that ‘development’ to proceed without thinking about it.”

Unsuspecting

The unplanned trip. The unusual circumstances. The disillusionment. The disarray. The un-attachment. The uncertainty. But somehow, some way, you’re led to that unsuspecting field. Nothing expected. Nothing desired. Just pure repose. And, as if no forces at all are acting, you lie down right there. You’re caught in the act of bewilderment. You have just …