Monthly Archives: March 2016

… your Beautiful Parched, Holy Mouth.

“A poet is someone who can pour light into a cup, then raise it to nourish your beautiful parched, Holy mouth.” ~ Hafiz Photo: Soumen Nath on Flickr Advertisements

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Chipped side to the front!

I eyed this planter for months, driving on Clark St. near Ridge here in Chicago. Each time, I was in a rush to be somewhere. And each time I drove by, it was still there, same spot. The perfect color, … Continue reading

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Snowy Night by Mary Oliver “Last night, an owl in the blue dark tossed an indeterminate number of carefully shaped sounds into the world, in which, a quarter of a mile away, I happened to be standing. I couldn’t tell … Continue reading

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Tripping Over Joy

What is the difference Between your experience of Existence And that of a saint? The saint knows That the spiritual path Is a sublime chess game with God And that the Beloved Has just made such a Fantastic Move That … Continue reading

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Do I tell him?

I’m in doctors offices frequently for translation purposes. Very often I find myself the last allowed with a patient about to undergo surgery until anesthesia takes full effect, and the first allowed in surgical recovery, as they slowly make it … Continue reading

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