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FOLK CONCERT – NORWAY

Her gown is black and earthen gray. / It contains a great, soft mystery. / She plays again, an old wooden Swedish instrument / covered wit…

UPON THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE

Poetry is the language of Life, / the way trees would sing / if they had human voices, / the sound of a stone’s silent soul,

ON THE ELOHIM

Each of us had the same face / before the world was made, / the original Self who spoke the stars, / who sang the trillion angels into exis…

IF NIGHT HAMMERS DOWN

(Mature)

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

GOD’S ART

Her black dress flies open / to reveal her beads / and one bare alabaster breast.

I WISH TO SPEAK LIKE MUSIC

I wish to speak like music / so words become dance / in your brain, moving / in magical rhythms down / to the still center / around which b…

YOUNG GODS

We are, all of us, / young gods / in flesh, here to learn / how to be victims / and then to undo it / for the love of Love, / for the Love …

THE GODDESS WITHIN US

She is the color of Creation, / imaginative energies swirling / out of her beautiful face, / out of her wild hair.

COMING HOME AGAIN

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

SHE IS COMING NOW…

She stands in another world / here, above us, longing / waiting for her other self / she can’t find… for it is us…

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.

FOR THE ELDERS AND GRANDPARENTS

The old have a job to do! / Don’t wait for society to value you! / Become reconnected to Creation. / Love Father Sky. Love Mother Earth.

GOODNIGHT MOON

Goodnight moon: may the sea and her birds / soothe you, as you, in your subtleties, / move her immensity.

This Body

The body, cut off from its roots of pristine innocence— / this light of stars, and flowers, and such— / is stupid meat, driven wild by a de…

SO MANY THINGS I DO NOT KNOW

There is a Presence in this moment, forever silent, a witness to the birth of stars… and us

THOUGHTS ON A WINTER’S NIGHT

This is the dream-land moving through me, / full of ancient voices, where sea stones / speak of sad-eyed seals,

WHAT IF?

What if all of this life is but one grand rehearsal for a life beyond the round sphere that encases us: this egg shell of light and dark, …

SUNSET #1– GOTLAND SWEDEN

Thick, juicy rainbows / hang down everywhere, like fingers of God / dipped in colors pressed from wild flowers

THE GREAT DANCE

There is a dance. Its movement is the wheeling stars, / the thrash of trees in a gale, the weave of swallows, / the surge of rivers and tid…

BEGINNING A LETTER TO THE MIRACLE OF A HUMAN BEI…

and that sublime tongue licking, tasting, acrobatically, / twisting, flipping and flapping in talk

BECAUSE I LOVE

Because I love my sister, the wind / and the way she shouts / and streams this way and that, / thumping on things, / shaking things around …

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 thi…

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.

SINCE SHE TOUCHED ME

I have been looking for her / ever since she first touched me, / in the center of my pink innocence, / in the secret hush of my being.

DREAM BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Dream beautiful things now, / forget the dying shadows / of a worn out world. / This is a new time now. / It is Now, and has begun:

WE MUST REMEMBER NOW

She came, and played, sucked her fingers / like a little bear its claws, / and was free until the day the twisted one / bound her with man…

SINCE SHE TOUCHED ME

I have been looking for her / ever since she first touched me, / in the center of my pink innocence, / in the secret hush of my being.

I’M WAKING UP AND DREAMING

It is a day when deer / are licking up / the last fresh colors of flowers, / storing summer in their bellies.

FOR LILLYBUD BLOOMING

this scamp-child of lilies and roses, / dances softly before the eyes / of a dying man /…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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 …

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…

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…

THE GODDESS IS PRAYING YOU

My dream of you is of beauty, / with your shy and silent heart, / and the divine quiet I sense / in your deep and curious eyes,

YOU CAN IF YOU CHOOSE IT

Can you re-find the power of language / so you can say your soul in such ways / that trees recognize you; / that birds somehow stop singin…

THE WILD DIVINE

There is a wild divine nature in us / calling us home. / It accepts us completely / as we are, as we do crazy things / for Love,

IN UNKNOWING I KNOW

Who is this, standing before me? / An unknown, a mysterious being, / that encloses a secret body of beauty / awaiting to arise like a / b…

OPEN YOUR DOOR

Open your door / and let the blue sky pour through / all over you, / let sunshine splatter you gold / and blue, and a foamy / silk of cloud…

A WILD NOTE UPON THESE TIMES

…here is the true goddess speaking, unimagined, timeless, known without knowing, on the backside of the soul, silent, holding her breath fo…

OUR NEW WORLD

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

THE UNEXPECTED FACTOR OF GRACE

It is happening in every nation, / amongst all peoples, this grace, / this slow, sweet explosion of new awareness / streaming through mi…

I HAVE DECIDED TO LIVE IN SLOW MOTION

I have decided to live in slow motion / so I can become as sensitive as a plant. / I have decided to drift on old boats down young rivers /…

I LOVE THE SILENCE

I love the silence of animals, / of birds in their long pauses / between song, / of trees unstirred by wind, / of a stone.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE CRAZY ANYMORE

Why not remember / the breathtaking beauty within you / that unites you to all that is free?

ABOUT VISITATION

Your day hand came to my eyes. / The light arrived and opened me / like a clear window opens to a shimmering sky. / Words suddenly sounde…
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