Category Archives: paying attention

Leave a Little Window Open: a Breeze Will Wake You.

“Every morning, even before I open my eyes, I know I am in my bedroom and my bed. But if I go to sleep after lunch in the room where I work, sometimes I wake up with a feeling of … Continue reading

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Drums of Passion

At some point in my late teenage years, I was looking through a bin of miscellaneous foreign music in the Tower Records store on Broadway in Sacramento, and I came across this album. I don’t remember what about it caught … Continue reading

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Painted Rocks Traveling North

We were walking in downtown Bandon, Ore on Saturday 8/19, and I found a rock painted like a strawberry and camouflaged on a fire hydrant when I turned it over I saw #WCPR painted on the back. I put that … Continue reading

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2 More Spring Poems

Territory Birds are pissed off, All day long alarming boundaries, Flashing colors, Screaming dawn til dusk.  chill is out. Babies need breakfast. Thoughts invaded. Dream Spring There were always these Soft motions Toward swaying Tenderly underwater a breeze Filmy traces of sweet … Continue reading

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Spring Poem #1

Blue Skies Are Advertising for Your Life Every moment yearns to create a light through you. Every moment an opportunity for discovering a path to send you into the heart of the world. You must fold space and time and bring … Continue reading

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Mike Schneider: In the Post-Truth World

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
the game of truth or consequences has no consequence. What does it matter if insurance agents quote Thoreau? The mass of men still lead lives of quiet desperation. Guns are not on sale at the…

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Especially in This Winter We Must Remember Who We Are

It is what we must do each day, inch out on the ice with our hands together for support. It is fascism that attempts to give us the security by making us safe from others. Security is always an illusion, … Continue reading

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