Category Archives: beauty

After the Prostrations, 1/17/14

Everybody Dance Now This is no “old song”– The moon on the mountains does its thing The senses do their thing The mind does its thing The breath does its thing The cooks in the kitchen do their thing The … Continue reading

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“Flee, Fly, Leap”

Around the perimeter of this golden box I pursue the denial of beauty But hare, bird and roe deer catch me every time For how can I outrun the dilation of my eyes?

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Dealing with Beauty

1. The Woman from the North I was tired and it had been a long week. We were a huge group, attending one of the interminable post-retreat “tea parties” in the monastery dining room. Person after person was getting up … Continue reading

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