Sunday, 9 December 2018

A guiding star

What would you leave home for?

What would make you
abandon your possessions
leave family behind
travel into unknown lands
journey for days on end
never knowing where or when
the next meal will be?

What would entice you
to move out of your comfort zone
drop everything familiar and safe?

Only the promise of something greater
something more real
more truthful.

On this crisp winter’s night
the stars are calling
calling, calling.

Which star will you follow?

© 3 Dec 18

Friday, 7 December 2018

I am All

I am heart
around which everything dances.
I am space
within which everything exists.
I am silence
from which everything manifests.
I am home
to which everything returns.
I am Oneness
out of which everything is created.
I am light
banishing all darkness.

© 1 Dec 18

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Labels and truth

Labels of who                                                 The truth and reality
I think I am                                                      of who I am

I am                                                                 I am
lazy/energetic
I am                                                                 I am
kind/thoughtless
I am                                                                 I am
caring/inconsiderate
I am                                                                 I am
dull/peaceful
I am                                                                 I am
generous/mean
I can fluctuate through so many                      I am
binary opposites
so many ideas
about myself.
There is only one constant                              I am
I am.

© 1 Dec 18

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Stars sing

As I lay down to sleep
the stars begin
their most alluring songs
conspiring to keep me awake.

And the thoughts begin
their most energetic dances
spinning ceilidhs
moving as whirling dervishes
conspiring to not let me sleep.

Enticing whisperings
the stars sing
as the midnight hour
dances by.

Compelling sounds
my thoughts begin
paying no heed to
softly approaching daylight.

The magic I cannot ignore
and only hope to
accurately record
this lulling bewitching time.

© 13 Nov 18

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Brazen autumn

The tree
wearing her brazen, autumn colours
calls out to you
to me
to be noticed
understood.

All beauty is here
in the joy of this one
gorgeous autumn leaf
adorned with rain jewels

each one

such splendour
a feast for eyes
senses
hearts.

How many cycles
does the tree
display its beauty
without complaint or grudge?

ever the same
ever new
giving
giving
again, giving

Breathe in the joy
of each gorgeous autumn leaf
adorned with rain jewels.

© 8 Nov 18

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Freedom path

Freedom dwells not
at the end of this
long, arduous path

freedom walks with you
along any path.

Focus not forward
to your future destination.

Look around
look up
look in

freedom is here 
freedom is now.

© 1 Nov 18

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Freedom song

A freedom song
rides the breath

a simple song
“follow me
be with me
all the way”

vibrant and joyful
an easy song to sing
vibrant and joyful.

© 31 Oct 18