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The Gift

January 30, 2015 martin 0

When attempting to recall what has passed, or working to see what lies ahead, our memories and predictions will take us only so far. Inevitably, to see all that was and all that could be, we must humbly and boldly return to images born, through […]

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Equipoise

January 29, 2015 martin 0

Neither this nor that A perfect in-between Spirit breath Cosmic stance The compression of a universe Into one indivisible point An expansion of a universe into all points A noun for oneness Unanimous stillness The experience Of now MChallis © 2015

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Flight

January 18, 2015 martin 0

They have a ball here, their backwardsing their forwardsing; the rainbow lorikeets, the pink galah, the dove. Along and up and down the ridge line of this hill like an airway a real high-way upon which they fly; the joyful chattering squawks and squits of sheer […]

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Homage

January 18, 2015 martin 0

they call us in the women who bring us through the eye the elder-wise mother who is sister daughter, lover, all holding space apart for us to enter feminine shape at the beginning brightness resting in and upon the earth the tender choice bringing light […]

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An Invocation

January 14, 2015 martin 0

The un-discovered country; in his eyes when he praises you. He attempts to hide the nervousness. The rate of his breathing increases. His father never gave him praise. Never gave him glory. Never it seems, made him the special centre of the moment. And yet […]

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Convergence

January 12, 2015 martin 0

Crumbs of heaven fall wing-soft yet you and I know nothing of manna or prophecy. In the midst of well trodden, unbidden inner indivisibles, habit’s anvils weigh us. Yet attest this to one small place of untouched bliss where we may grace the light now and so often […]

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Take It All

January 7, 2015 martin 2

take rain from sky take the way tall men straighten your stance take the students of dance see the little ballerina stretch her toes see her mother warm with the floodlight take your plea to the judiciary take your eye to the statue of David […]

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After Rain

January 7, 2015 martin 0

Cedar Creek a moonlit evening looking up into sparkling eucalypts After rain The moon is reflected In every droplet On every leaf, Simplicity has sent her messengers With the brush and rustle of an evening breeze These celestial missives begin to fall To leave the […]

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Olympic Colour

January 2, 2015 martin 0

          There were painter’s clouds that day; broiled and tumbled, moving inner silence across an easel. Beneath them a concrete mind mixed and etched one long brush-stroke; the tarmac before us. Excited engines carried us along and carried by us an […]