Category Archives: Prose

Seeking Wholeness

…a calm afternoon…a tender hour…pale sunlight…bare trees…buds coming out…soft whispering wind…still chilly…all are participating in the observance of a liturgy with no words…for a brief moment, i closed my eyes and deeply surrendered to the unfolding moment…internalizing everything…it felt good … Continue reading

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In the Dead of Winter

…in the dead of winter…in the middle of the night…flickering lights…there it is…the poet sees the unseen…elusive as always …thoughts flow…streaming…then the heart nods and conforms…and connive…a conspiracy is created…while the crows are still in a vow of silence…and the … Continue reading

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A Haiku Moment (Part 2)

…I began with silence…it was simply there…that singular scene…and, yes, that bird…I was silent and still…and simply looked until time stopped and the invisible boundary that separated me and that bird seemed to collapse and disappear and we were locked-in … Continue reading

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Silent, Cold and Still

…in this place of the quiet…people come and go…in remembrance…with hearts like splintered glasses and broken necklaces…mostly in tears…some with blank stares…and empty minds…it seems time does not move at all…and the stone blackened by years…it is silent, cold and … Continue reading

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Wonderfully Absorbed in a Moment of What is

…a first morning…my contemplative morning walk…again I am wordless as I witness the utter simplicity and muteness of the moment…my eyes wander…my mind wonders…peaceful beauty…I enter and surrender deeply to this “Haiku moment”…and I remember this profound line from one … Continue reading

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Wiggling Minutes Collapse in One Episode

…the sun is out…everything is veiled in whiteness…shoe prints…tire tracks…Here I am…walking…breath by breath…interesting smoky figures coming out of my mouth and nostrils, dancing like the classical soul-liberating dance of India, as the cold wind makes an intimate pass on … Continue reading

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The Quiet Song of the Heart

…a quiet song from the heart as it blends well with the whispering song of the cold January wind…the sound is so subtle and I can hear it when I am alone and when it rains and when it’s cold … Continue reading

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Inner Knowing #4 (Impermanence)

…grey sky…naked trees…a blackbird…a worm…a moment just to be quiet and ponder the meaning of life…soon everything will be gone…and i left quietly, still wondering… (*i photographed this image at the Seton Park, Toronto, Ontario)

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Visual Poetry #28 (The Poetry of Silent Moments)

…minus 7 degrees Celsius…there I was, standing still, alone, and awed by the gentle whiteness of the conservation area…so serene…so still…there was clarity…no complications…a deep sense of belonging…a deep sense of an unseen presence…my heart opened wide like a begging … Continue reading

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Visual Poetry #27 (I Just Happen to Know)

…amidst the chaos and confusion…the haste and the noise…the pain and the suffering…there is…that silence…that calm…that stability…that steadiness…that stillness…that consistency…that never wavers…that is ever present…yes, there is that Still point …and i broke down with gladness in my heart because … Continue reading

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