Tag Archives: Centre

FLANDERS FIELD

Enter the Heart Chakra. What can be seen? A meadow. An enormous meadow, stretching as far as can be seen in all directions. In the centre of it is a great tree. “What is this great meadow?” “It is Flanders … Continue reading

Posted in Gnomonic Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GRETA

When you are watching Greta at the United NationsYou are watching Mother Earthweeping for her children. .

Posted in Centre | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BUTTERFLY’S EGG

Nature’s miniatureopalescent crystal ball. Explore it from outside-inand your finest scientific eyesare lost in its unimaginable vastnesswhich opens onto the totality of the outer universe. Nothing can be seenby blinded scientific eyesof the everything there.For the would-be observer dissolves. Explore … Continue reading

Posted in Gnomonic Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

MULTIPLE

In Buddha’s sunlit laboratory(or Dhamma chamber),experiments by laboratory assistants(or monks)demonstratethat if you shine the lightof investigationon form, feeling, perception, thoughts and consciousnessand apply continuous mindfulnessat the very centreof the rising and fallingof these phenomena,all things are seento be without a … Continue reading

Posted in Bamboo Leaves | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I, ME, MINE

In the Beginning (or perhaps a little later) there was I. And then, because I was lonely, there was me. And we got on like a house on fire! And, so that we could have something in common, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Blondin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE SEASON

The season slides to wind and showers and sharp hot sun (for rare half-hours) and all the world lays waste its powers pursuing what it cannot own. Then mists and fogs and hazy sunrise ships’ dull horns and lazy gull … Continue reading

Posted in Blondin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

SILENCE

Opium heals, applying a chemical bellows to the Vital Heat; a golden silence. At what cost! Matchstick limbs out of Auschwitz, fever-bright eyes. Such sweet poison! Music heals, early music; Greek Olympian music. Clusters of notes with open phrasing dancing … Continue reading

Posted in Blondin | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment