Tag Archives: nothing

A TREE CLIMBED OVER THE WALL

A tree climbed over the wall to give us its shade and its cool and asked for nothing back at all. Except, perhaps, the wall.

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

LEARNING

Learning out and learning in both from now and here begin. Going back to change the clock yesterday’s secrets will not unlock. Writing plans on your diary’s page makes nothing happen (except old age). Singing old songs, reciting old parts, rights no wrongs, breeds more false starts. … Continue reading

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

GET UNSTUCK

Leaves from the Tree of Life; brown and withered, dried with growing old, dislodged by the touch of Time; or green, with veins still swelling with rising sap, torn free by an untimely wind. What are they, these dancing treasures? … Continue reading

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

MINDFULNESS

Watching the flow of middle-earth as all things go from birth to birth. Here, one can know what it’s all worth. An empty tide of rise and fall. Nothing outside is mine at all; nothing inside nor large nor small. … Continue reading

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

APRIL

April was hot and dry. The red earth responded by blowing as dust in the wind. The green earth responded by smothering itself with flowers of a thousand colours. The Water Board responded by banning hosepipes and promising to charge … Continue reading

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

THE SUDDENLY SEPARATE SPIDER SENTRY

STILLNESS is the space between movements the crack in the universe the gloved hand with the art to pull apart two thin life stitches and let a stab of nothing in. An eye with sky behind for mind, a face … Continue reading

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

CALCULATIONS

Space you measure in feet and inches and shoes by where your big toe pinches; seasons by cherry, rose and snow, when may comes and swallows go: empires by rise and fall of kings; weather by rain and drought and … Continue reading

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