(A Poem For An Old Friend) Resides now inside my heart I looked for her outside Opening doors, windows Peeping in alleyways And I never found her. There is this cement That walls people together Congruently, even if dysfunctionally, A … Continue reading
Yellow and brown leaf that moves Across nature’s universe unnoticed Eating the small curds left behind By more predatorial natures. A moth who lives wings spread In the night looking like an owl’s face, So no one will come near … Continue reading
Koi Uta (love song) Most of you know I lived in Japan. I really love this piece of music. Enjoy!
NITIATION Whoever you are, go out into the evening, leaving your room, of which you know each bit; your house is the last before the infinite, whoever you are. Then with your eyes that wearily scarce lift themselves from the … Continue reading
How Surely Gravity’s Law How surely gravity’s law strong as an ocean current takes hold of even the smallest thing and pulls it toward the heart of the world. Each thing— each stone, blossom, child— is held in place Only … Continue reading
From Student to Teacher and Back Again Part One: Student I remember being in first grade and loving to finger paint with the soft paint like cool pudding on my hands, making designs, the colors, the colors mixing together and … Continue reading
Barbara J Bergmann Never, ever, color with in the lines. You are only completing what some one else has started. We teach little kids to color in the lines and in so doing inhibit the natural artistic gift of little … Continue reading