Category Archives: Impermanence


I can’t capture the cherry blossoms rustling in the wind, swaying as they gently open their hearts to the universe. they have changed since last seen, when we stood there, under the tree, trying to capture a memory. even in … Continue reading

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Unpoem — Impermanence

This is an unpoem about unpractice. Yesterday, in Starbucks, a woman with a toddler sat at my table. The child was adorable, the mother attentive and caring, a pleasure to watch. I thought of saying, “This is a cliche, you’ve … Continue reading

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Hurricane Tail

The rain has moved on, the floods subsided, now left with the hurricane tail, I walk along a roadway because when, when will I have this chance again to experience such a day, of steel blue clouds meandering across the … Continue reading

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Earthquake and Tsunami devastates Japan

The photos and videos from Japan following the earthquake and tsunami are heart rending. Whole villages washed away. I look out my window at my own backyard and imagine, “A neighborhood like my own.” What is it to suddenly be … Continue reading

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When things fall apart

With some problems that some of us are having (I won’t say where, leaving room for speculation), one of my friends said he didn’t sleep all night the other night and had bad dreams. As he tossed and tumbled all … Continue reading

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