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Robert Bly's "Dragon Smoke" rising from Cleveland Heights

This is a clarion call to let you know about Holly Jensen, a working poet. Her current piece is “Selected Timelines.” More here, and… 160 more words

Jim Coe

against the fucking emptiness I'm seeking my dark side

Quando sembra che nulla valga la pena, e si viene travolti da un senso di inutilità personale che mette in discussione la nostra permanenza, forse proprio quel senso di vuoto ingestibile ci fa trovare qualcosa, senso, percorso, appiglio, di cosa si tratti non importa, è salvezza. 704 more words

furniture philosophy

quality over quantity

zen buddhism

socrates, virtue, and contemplation

a haiku is an explosion – Robert Bly

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #40

“A human body, just dead, is very like a living body except that it no longer contains something that was invisible anyway. In a poem, as in a human body, what is invisible makes all the difference.” 16 more words


Love and Underlying Beliefs


Remember “Love the one you’re with” (Stephen Stills)?  And “Love what is” (Byron Katie)?

“Paying attention to tiny, hardly noticeable feelings is the garden way.   96 more words


The four aspects of the naive man

Four aspects of the naive man | Robert Bly

  • The agreement not to the look at the dark side
  • The assumption that everyone speaks from the heart…
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The mushroom has a traveller’s face. We know there
are men and women in Old People’s Homes whose souls
prepare now for a trip, which will also be a marriage.

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