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September 2019 ~ Coyote, Coyote Please Tell Me

Trickster, Teacher, Fool, Divine Immortal, Urban Legend, Sexy Beast, Trouble  Maker..... survivor and creative force of nature.  Who can say what Coyote really is?  Not even Coyote! Coyote, Coyote, Please Tell Me What is a shaman? A shaman I don’t know anything about. I’m a doctor, myself. When I use medicine, it’s between me, my [...]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Poem of the Month|

June 2018 – I could not lie anymore (and the remix)

The wee Luckster has actually always known his true nature, while I, on the other hand, have needed help.  Read on. I could not lie anymore so I started to call my dog “God.” First he looked confused, then he started smiling, then he even danced. I kept at it: now he doesn’t even bite. [...]

By |June 2nd, 2018|Poem of the Month|

June 2016 ~ I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty

I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty. You don't grasp the fact that what is most alive of all is inside your own house; and so you walk from one holy city to the next with a confused look! Kabir will tell you the truth: go wherever you like, [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Poem of the Month|

June 2015 ~ Questions About Angels

Of all the questions you might want to ask about angels, the only one you ever hear is how many can dance on the head of a pin. No curiosity about how they pass the eternal time besides circling the Throne chanting in Latin or delivering a crust of bread to a hermit on earth [...]

By |June 1st, 2015|Poem of the Month|

May 2014 ~ Ego Tripping (there may be a reason why)

I was born in the congo I walked to the fertile crescent and built the sphinx I designed a pyramid so tough that a star that only glows every one hundred years falls into the center giving divine perfect light I am bad I sat on the throne drinking nectar with allah I got hot [...]

By |May 1st, 2014|Poem of the Month|

February 2014 ~ Dear Dracula

This diet of yours is so cool. Just a few pints a day and I'm like really thin. My old boyfriends are totally after me now, but no way! All they ever wanted was you-know-what and make it quick. God, the way you licked my wrist! You took hours. I told my mom those holes [...]

By |February 1st, 2014|Poem of the Month|

August 2013 ~ Tripping Over Joy

What is the difference Between your experience of Existence And that of a saint? The saint knows That the spiritual path Is a sublime chess game with God And that the Beloved Has just made such a Fantastic Move That the saint is now continually Tripping over Joy And bursting out in Laughter And saying, [...]

By |August 1st, 2013|Poem of the Month|

August 2012 ~ Winnie the Pooh

it was really a strange choice you made this morning to go with just a t-shirt and no pants. There are not many of us who can pull that kind of thing off. There are not many of us who are bold enough to just let it all hang out in the breeze, like you, [...]

By |August 1st, 2012|Poem of the Month|

November 2011 ~ I no longer believe in the idea of magic

I no longer believe in the idea of magic, Christs, the self, metal buddhas, bibles. A horse is only the space his horseness requires. If I pissed in the woods would a tree see my ear Fall off and would the ear return to the body On the morning of the third day? Do bo [...]

By |November 1st, 2011|Poem of the Month|

October 2010 ~ The Blessing of the Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog

The Blessing of the Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog To be blessed said the old woman is to live and work so hard God’s love washes right through you like milk through a cow To be blessed said the dark red tulip is to knock their eyes out with the slug of lust [...]

By |October 1st, 2010|Poem of the Month|