In Sung China, two monks friends for sixty years watched the geese pass. Where are they going? one tested the other, who couldn't say. That moment's silence continues. No one will study their friendship in the koan-books of insight. No one will remember their names. I think of them sometimes, standing, perplexed by sadness, goose-down … Continue reading Wild geese.
“You can't live a bunny life and write tiger poems” :: Bonnie Myotai Treace ::
I recently came across this eloquent post from John Tarrant a meditation teacher who was born in Tasmania: "The first thing about really having your own creative life is not thinking you know what you are, not thinking what you are already thinking. This comes from making space, from not knowing, from playing. We are … Continue reading Turning moments.
https://vimeo.com/contrafilm/the-wait A beautifully crafted film following Belgian wildlife photographer Michel D’Oultremont as he displays both deep patience and presence in his work. The film takes the viewer on a journey from Michel’s hometown in Belgium to the remote mountains of Romania. On the trail of wild bison, Michel tracks the movement of the animals … Continue reading The Wait.
One letter. In the moment. Each action deliberate in intention and precise in its immediacy of execution. A cup of tea. A smoke. One letter. Just this. https://vimeo.com/169673676
"Soil for legs Axe for hands Flower for eyes Bird for ears Mushroom for nose Smile for mouth Songs for lungs Sweat for skin Wind for mind" --Nano Sakaki