Lifetime of a Moment~There can be moment of a lifetime

“Realise this: one day your soul
will depart from your body and you will
be drawn behind the curtain that floats between us
and the unknown. While you wait for that moment, be happy,
because you don’t know where you came from and
you don’t know where you will be going.”

Out Of The Arm Of One Love…

out of the arm of one love and into the arms of another I have been saved from dying on the cross by a lady who smokes pot writes songs and stories and is much kinder than the last, much much kinder, and the …

The infinite beauty of being…

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light‐years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, …

The Dakini Speaks

My friends, let’s grow up. Let’s stop pretending we don’t know the deal here. Or if we truly haven’t noticed, let’s wake up and notice. Look: Everything that can be lost, will be lost. It’s simple — how could we have missed it for …

Of Loss of Love…

“…unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded. For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came …

Bathtub in Belfast

Years later we’ll remember the bathtub the position of the taps the water, slippery as if a bucketful of eels had joined us … we’ll be old, our children grown up but we’ll remember the water sloshing out the useless soap, the mountain of …

Breasts

 ~Breasts – By Kutti Revathi  (English translation by N Kalyan Raman) Breasts are bubbles, rising In wet marshlandsI watched in awe — and guarded — Their gradual swell and blooming At the edges of my youth’s seasonSaying nothing to anyone else, They sing along With …

The Muse…

“Sometimes I say to a poem, “I don’t have the strength To wring out another drop Of the sun.” And the poem will often Respond By climbing onto a barroom table: Then lifts its skirt, winks, Causing the whole sky to Fall.” Khwāja Šams …

The Lord of the Caves

Looking for your light, I went out: it was like the sudden dawn of a million million suns, a ganglion of lightnings for my wonder.       O Lord of Caves, if you are light, there can be no metaphor. ~Allama Prabhu Allama Prabhu’s poetic …