Tag Archives: Meditation

Rattled

On those long raggedy days When what’s out there fits Only loosely into the space Our eyes and brain make for it So that the images rattle Stick sideways and bind– Lean back into breath Clearing a level path To … Continue reading

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Winter Meditation (sonnet)

January is a time for holding All that we once were and now will be; Leave the looking foward to another Day as we hold still but still set free The voices of the past that can no longer Serve … Continue reading

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Song to Welcome Winter

The book of Winter opens now, Its pages made of frosty nights When room for magic opens, too, Illumined by Earth’s gentler lights. The moon on snow will welcome us Into the nights so soon to come That make us … Continue reading

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Darkened Sky

Heavy sky presses down to guide us into the new season that time past fruitfulness past the work and play of Summer where we find ways to blend the old with the new the lesson with the words Last leaves … Continue reading

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Silence-a love note to meditation

Jumbles of monkey-minded thoughts, Each barking and begging– Let them escape Into silence. Breathing into the present moment, Releasing pain and confusion– It all seeps away Into silence. Loving the rainfall of this season, Feeling its soft touch– As it … Continue reading

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Vision Quest

Too confused and in-the-world For a Vision Quest, I saw it come to me And I learned to see What had long stood before me: My Angel and Leader With a good bourbon In his left hand Laughter in his … Continue reading

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Fall Morning Meditation

Silence of Fall: Morning hush Covered in dew I lie face down in wet grass Feel the roots grow from fingers and toes Reach far down into dry soil Iridescent worms welcome me Twine around my hands and feet with … Continue reading

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Summer Morning Meditation

Before the sun had fully fledged this morning, The dappled sky turned pink and gray with dawn, And clouds like cobblestones had paved the skyway Before even the birds began their song. I walked out with the dogs into the … Continue reading

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Sailing

Sailing meditation’s flat sea Bounded by I-don’t-know I fall off the edge Behind the encompassing “I”– Hands that look like yours Cast a broad net of love– I am caught in simple peace In the unknowing of their touch

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Early Summer Tanka

Shining green morning Buds and branches share cool breeze Quiet green temple– On early Summer mornings Breathing is medication.

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