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Observing as Audience

June 29, 2011 martin 0

Whatever it is that stops us in our tracks matters less than what we are being asked to notice. Whether it be malady, loss, impasse, disturbance or discontent, our emotional system is the indicator that data exists for us to decipher. To be able to […]

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The Something & Cameo Appearance by Charles Simic

June 25, 2011 martin 0

The Something Here come my night thoughts On crutches, Returning from studying the heavens. What they thought about Stayed the same, Stayed immense and incomprehensible. My mother and father smile at each other Knowingly above the mantel. The cat sleeps on, the dog Growls in […]

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Rainbow

June 4, 2011 martin 0

Tucked under and lifting a symphony of cloud The sun beams in lay-lines from its horizon. Yet, the scientist who explains this phenomenon Cannot describe my feelings for such a spectacle Cannot describe the song in me that dances The miracle of light and spectrum. […]

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Success

June 3, 2011 martin 0

To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure [enjoy] the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world […]

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Be Patient – RMR

June 3, 2011 martin 0

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you […]