12 months, 400 poems: nova today

A short note before today's poem. Today marks 12 months completed since I began writing 'A Poem a Day', 400 poems ago with a little fire dance poem. I originally intended to aim for a month, but so enjoyed the discipline of writing and the feedback I received from readers that I pushed on (and … Continue reading 12 months, 400 poems: nova today

elemental alchemy

Poem #28 from a series of meditations: the Pilgrim Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction there is more beneath the sky pilgrim than air and water fire and earth alchemy is inspired beyond the limitations of coarse elements listen to the sound of your inner self when you contemplate your love and know this too … Continue reading elemental alchemy

a doubt of happiness

Poem #27 from a series of meditations: the Pilgrim Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction when you see a person who is happy pilgrim are you not led to think in terms of the positive as though happiness is itself a presence consider happiness may actually be a negative marked by an absence of questions … Continue reading a doubt of happiness

fulfillment

Poem #26 from a series of meditations: the Pilgrim Back to the Pilgrim – Introduction oh pilgrim there is so much here in this place we inhabit that is without our agreement without explanation with no need for our awareness or involvement you and I are mere travelers regarding the road we walk with awe … Continue reading fulfillment

attraction (by the bottle)

but that's the thing about attraction isn't it it's not like two magnets one minute you're chatting away good friends no complications the next a look in the eyes a change in the air something happens look around you nothing to see that's different look at her and it's awkward try to resist and it … Continue reading attraction (by the bottle)