Abstraction: Enlightenment

“‘We hear so much of the splendid stone bridge of Joshu, but I see nothing but a miserable old rustic log bridge.’ Joshu retorted, ‘You just see the rustic log bridge, and fail to see the stone bridge of Joshu.’ ‘What is the stone bridge then?’ ‘Horses go over it, asses go over it.’” –…

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Renaissance

The sky is bright today The sky is bright today Pitter-patter, says the rain, beating on my thigh My hands are alive The water falls in myriad ways A fern swallows me The sky is bright today — This poem is meant to accompany this photo, which is a visual representation of an epiphany of…

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A Walk In The Wood on Christmas Day

My family decided to do a theme of “Zen” this year for the Christmas spirit, meaning we all had to buy or make gifts for each other that encouraged, for either the gift giver or the gift receiver, a state of peace, calm, and contentment. In that spirit, I cannot think of a better way…

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