Sometimes I dream of . . . Continue reading Roots
And I ask the universe: what is for me now? / Where do we go from here? Continue reading Alone in a boat on the ocean at night
“Daffodils in golden glory,
Bending to the setting sun,
Summon me to…”
Continue reading Daffodils
I sit between
the passing of two parents.
Continue reading Between
It was a sunny winter day in Baghdad by the Bay / When the one who was called Shu-un Mitsuzen / floated up from his bed in the dying room… Continue reading The Old Monk’s Death
Our new beginning is here / But we must harness the yoke / Pull the cart / Over rock and rut. / The cart is full of gloomy sins and / Glowing ambitions / Heaped to overflowing . . . Continue reading The Yoking
Encased in plaster,
the light inside forgotten,
safe in its refuge.
Fear and courage dance,
discontent trembles within . . . Continue reading Triptych
pause-breathe-silence / Like being in the hollow sphere / In my mother’s womb / Empty Yet full / Listening Continue reading Where did it begin?
under rocks we weep . . . Continue reading inaugural haiku 1.20.21