Category Archives: Questions and riddles

What We Are Dealing With in this Land of Delusion.

We are dealing, then, with an absurdity that is not a quirk or an accident, but is fundamental to our character as people. The split between what we think and what we do is profound. — Wendell Berry, The Unsettling of America: … Continue reading

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Autumn: Water only Rests on Green Leaves?

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Between the Lines Something Stirs Deeper

The lives of plants [are] more stirring than a detective story. The musculature of the back in motion dances a ballet. This piece of fabric should be set to music and that jar of preserves is a poem of ingenuity…You … Continue reading

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Tarot # 61 : XIII Death, the dance of interruption and transformation

The Universe is Change; every Change is the effect of an Act of Love; all Acts of Love contain pure joy.  Die daily. Death is the apex of one curve of the snake Life: behold all opposites as necessary complements, … Continue reading

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Autumn Poems #4

October                      1   There’s this shape, black as the entrance to a cave. A longing well up in its throat like a blossom as it breathes slowly.   What does … Continue reading

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Tarot #50: V The Hierophant, following the long arc of justice and wisdom, the master remains resolutely seated

Deep wisdom follows us into the future by marrying the lessons of the past to the vital energy of the present which will carry and disseminate seeds of positive change in the world. Here is the symbol of the wisdom … Continue reading

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Autumn Poems #1

Leaves of Fire burn at the ends of branches reaching into the air tearing in into the world consuming the evergrowing tree that draws fuel from the earth from roots searching deep in soil coiled, locked around rocks dissolving into … Continue reading

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