POEMS: “The further you go” by Andrew Colliver

“The further you go”   Mercy, there have been revelations. Grace, there has been realisation. Still, you must travel the path of time and circumstance. The further you go, the more it comes back to paying attention. The rough skin of the tallowwood, the trade routes of lorikeets, a sky lifting behind afternoon clouds. Staying…

SPRING POEMS: “Spring”

“Spring” Somewhere a black bear has just risen from sleep and is staring � down the mountain. All night in the brisk and shallow restlessness of early spring � I think of her, her four black fists flicking the gravel, her tongue � like a red fire touching the grass, the cold water. There is…

POEMS: ” The path of awakening” by Tarchin Hearn

The path of awakening is all around you. It is the life you are living. It is the place where you are. It is the mind that is experiencing. Just pause and allow the looking to deepen. Do you have sufficient love to see? That’s a big question! Feel the fullness of being; within and…

POEMS: “Look at love” by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi

“Look at love” Look at love how it tangles with the one fallen in love look at spirit how it fuses with earth giving it new life why are you so busy with this or that or good or bad pay attention to how things blend why talk about all the known and the unknown…

POEMS: “How to Be a Poet” by Wendell Berry

“How to Be a Poet”   (To remind myself) i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, reading, knowledge, skill — more of each than you have — inspiration, work, growing older, patience, for patience joins time to eternity. Any readers who like your poems, doubt their…

POEMS: “Come” by Andrew Colliver

“Come”… Every day I am astonished by how little I know, and discouraged, obedient as I am to the demand to know more — always more. But then there is the slow seep of light from the day, and I look to the west where the hills are darkening, setting their shoulders to the night,…

POEMS: “I Am All” by Jiddu Krishnamurti

“I Am All” I am the blue firmament and the black cloud, I am the waterfall and the sound thereof, I am the graven image and the stone by the wayside, I am the rose and the falling petals thereof, I am the flower of the field and the sacred lotus, I am the sanctified…