MOST RECENT POEMS

LOOKING FOR SOMEONE

You, love, are as profound as a hand, / smooth, small, round, resilient as a young tree, / active as a bee, you hold silence / like a stone…

WORDS INSPIRED BY RILKE

I can see into things like never before: / paintings, trees, faces… / My senses can climb like young birds / that fly straight up into the …

TO HONOR THE SECRET SACRED SELF

Who fights for her, / if not the stones and stars, / bird song and happiness of water?

SITTING IN THE PINK LOTUS

A silky curtain is whipping wildly / over the white tiles of my beach front room. / I am dressed only in a silk loincloth / and move with …

WHEN SHE SECRETLY AROSE

You listen too much even now to famous fox’s fables / instead of to the secret Lord of wolves and grass / for perhaps your young mind / st…

IF NIGHT HAMMERS DOWN

If stars fell like nails to shatter humankind / and shred sky like dirty linen, / would our prayers still reach / the innocent heart beyond…

THE MAGIC OF HER LIFE

Her face turns back to the colors — / rare and beautiful in the sky. / He returns to his silence / and meditates on the slow / rhythm of d…

IN THIS WAY WE WIN

then comes down to the sacred duty / of being naked… of being pure innocence / in flesh, of trembling with sensitivities; / of knowing anot…

THE MORE OPEN WE ARE TO LIGHT

The more we are open to God’s Light within us, / to the Light body of our own pure Spirit / hidden in the depths of our depths, / the…

ABOUT PEOPLE’S BOXES AND BUCKETS OF FEATHERS

I write about God / and some people put me in a pew / from whence I want to jump up naked / and ride a purple tiger out of town. / I write …

HOW WE GROW TO SHINE

We should never underestimate the power and influence of our thoughts and actions on the spiritual realm of the collective consciousness of…

THIS TERRIBLE FREEDOM

There is a terrible freedom / that like a furnace / consumes the worn child’s / longing for security

PERHAPS WE TRULY ARE FREE

Perhaps, we truly are free, dreaming this spell / — trauma born and bruised — / weeping our grief that we are weeping our grief / on a s…

WE CAN FEEL LIGHT NOW

We can feel Light now / for our beauty is found in rest / our movements sculptured / by inspired illumination.

FOR ALL OPEN MEN

When a man is wide open, / beyond fear, wild as a hungry tiger, / fierce for gentleness and resting in it, / fully present, eyes meeting ey…

LIVE LIKE A MIRACLE

Live like you are a miracle happening Now. / Move like movement is an amazing gift. / Live like the Great Miracle / of all miracles is ali…

LOVE MAKES EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL

Love is a free power, a pure working: / forming galaxies, the light in a bird’s eyes, / a fin, a fang, a finger, a wing / for this d…

THE SHINE

There is a body within our bodies / that has not been twisted, / torn or trammeled, / troubled or tantalized, / but remains innocent.

I LOVE SINGING TO BIRDS

I love singing to birds / and setting them free. / I knew a woman / who came to me once / in the shape of a seagull.

DANCING IN FIELDS OF LIGHT

The moment we open wide / to simply receive what is here, what is now, / then the music for us begins again,

WE ARE DESIGNED FOR LOVE

Yet, something inside is deathly afraid of Love, / even though we long for its touch, / its caress through human hands, / through some amaz…

WAKING

Gather yourself out of the shallows… / your soul spread out like an oil slick / on the surface of the sea. / This Ocean is as deep as exist…

THE TIME HAS COME

Some of them have skin like a snow-bear; / others like a panther in the night. / Some wear fish-skinned boots; / others slippers made of ro…

BE COMING HOME

Bring lips that quiver and are open to kisses. / Bring a nose that trembles in the miracle of smell. / Bring arms that can surround the who…

COMING HOME AGAIN

The moment we open wide / to simply receive / what is here, what is now, / then the music for us begins again,

SENSITIVE AS SILK

Sensitive as silk in a breeze / she loved the ocean’s / wild, brutal pounding on stones, / the hiss of spray, / and electricity spurting / …

ABOUT YOUR VOICE

This love between us / is ancient, from distant lifetimes, / from other worlds.

A GREATNESS NOT OUR OWN

All things cry out, / “We are the mystery / only wonder can fathom, / and You are the ecstasy of Freedom / that is our fate.”

LIFE ENTERING YOU

Little by little / your heart will turn into a blazing sun / if you just let the sun enter you, / day by day through imagination, / and fee…

YOU SWAM TO THE BOTTOM OF IT ALL

You swam to the bottom of it all / and found there the secret mirror / in which your own face appeared / like a moon in a pool of Light.

OUR BUSINESS NOW

We are being pampered by the starry Universe, / by the Light within light, the high, free Love / who is alive and makes flying, singing bei…

OUR STORY

Life is an incredible story. / Where did we get the idea it was otherwise, / or come to believe that our own unique story / was somehow not…

FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN IMPROBABILITIES

If you encounter someone who believes / in a thousand improbabilities — / such as blind chance developing a protein molecule / at the odds…

COMING HOME

Who are these people standing by the bridge to welcome me? / They are careless, and a little shy, because of some great Love / That holds t…

UPON BODILY PLEASURE OPENING INTO SOME HUGE SPIR…

What is this God-designed drug that makes our insides / a paradise of soft pleasures, that makes our bodies move to some / music of motion…

SIERRA’S ROSE

There is a drop of fire in the heart / that heaven seeks and requires. / It makes you lonely and sometimes loony, / could cause you to danc…

AFTER THE TANTRA FESTIVAL

Who said God was a prude? The prudes. / Who said God is against sex? The afraid. / This pink innocence between our legs / swells the bud…

THE SLOW SURGE

The full Life is in the deep heart / joyously embracing everything / in a slow, silent surge / welling up from the core… / and opening.

HAVE YOU PRACTICED?

Have you practiced being in touch / with the stillness between each breath, / for that is where you go to / when you die.
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