Monthly Archives: April 2011

Be Melting Snow – Rumi

 Totally conscious, and apropos of nothing, you come to see me. Is someone here? I ask. The moon. The full moon is inside your house. My friends and I go running out into the street. I’m in here, comes a … Continue reading

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Michelangelo

If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.

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Ray Carver

Late Fragment by Ray Carver And did you get what you wanted from this life even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth.

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Nanao Sakaki

In the morning After taking cold shower —–what a mistake—– I look at the mirror. There, a funny guy, Grey hair, white beard, wrinkled skin, —–what a pity—– Poor, dirty, old man! He is not me, absolutely not. Land and … Continue reading

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Mary Oliver

The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. … Continue reading

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In Flanders fields

In Flanders fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short … Continue reading

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