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Authentic Indian Chai Tea-Sugar and Dairy Free

I lived in India and Nepal and traveled through Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling, and got used to drinking “masala cha” or Indian spiced chai many times per day. Today is an at home snow day and what better treat but to make a giant pot of warm tea to keep on hand! There are a […]

On Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Passing and My Time at Naropa

  Today we bid farewell to one of the original beat poets, Lawrence Ferlinghetti who died at 101, please listen to him read the Assassination Raga. https://allenginsberg.org/2018/03/wed-m-28/ As many of you who follow me know, I had the good fortune of studying Buddhist studies and creative writing and poetry at Jack Kerouac School of  Disembodied […]

How to Create A Two Day Juice and Smoothie Cleanse

Treat your body to an infusion of nutrient density and energy! Here are my favorite organic juice cleanse recipes that make for a rejuvenating cleanse and a complete body reset. I am a big fan of juice fasting, and my body simply loves it! The body has a natural ability to rejuvenate and heal itself, […]

for Christine- her form to fire

what do we leave? people will remember your smile many lives touched the gentle embers of warmth from your heart to ours may the last imprint of my time here fleeting be one of similar beauty and grace we all do our best love and loss joy and anguish may those that hate me so […]

Healthy Tibetan Bread- Balep Korkun

Healthy Tibetan Bread- Balep Korkun (Monastery Bread) I lived amongst Tibetans in Nepal for many years. Every morning we would get up and make a homemade kneaded bread called Balep. I used to do a lot of solitary meditation retreat there and this was the easiest an fastest thing to make on a one burner […]

Guru Yoga- Lama’i Nalyor- For Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

This is the traditional ancient Tibetan Bön refuge prayer that you chant before every meditation session. With it, I supplicate my sublime Buddhist teacher, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, who passed away in 1996, and I haven’t forgotten him for even one day. What I would give to see his golden face of kindness again, but when […]

Self Care- A Warm Healing Bath of Love

Be your own Valentine, a warm bouquet of roses… to you for you! Today is Valentine’s Day and one of the most amazing treats of my life that I offer to myself nightly, is just to make myself a warm Epsom salt and rose bath, with candlelight. It’s so easy to create this amazingly nutritive […]

Without Warning~ For Christine

i just found out that a close dharma sister passed last night she lived with me in my remote holy retreat town a lovely healer only in her 50’s oh dear clear water blue eyes sun-kissed smile my heart so full breaks every day here in the poignant kaliyuga what brevity our time here let […]

Swedish Lemon Mascarpone Cake

My native Swedish husband’s birthday is on Feb. 3, so every super bowl Sunday, I make him this giant cake. It’s a version of  Swedish Midsommartårta, or Midsummer Cake, and, however decadent, I have adapted it to make a somewhat healthier version. I use an organic yellow/ lemon cake base, with added cream and lemon […]

Vegetarian Swedish Falukorv

Falukorv is a Swedish staple, comfort food and even though we don’t eat pork, my family insists for me to make this regularly. Falukorv is a traditional Swedish smoked sausage that is made with potato starch and spices, kind of like a giant sausage Hebrew National Beef Frank. We’ve made a vegetarian version this stuffed […]

The only people that interest me…

“The only people that interest me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the […]

That disturbed, disorderly wind! By Carolyn Chan

Including: four stages of wind disturbance along the spiritual path (a special contribution by Segyu Choepel Rinpoche) By Carolyn Chan A grasp of the three humors: wind, bile, and phlegm, (tib. rlung, mkhrispa and badken), and their relationship to the development and functioning of the body-mind, underlies any understanding of Tibetan medicine. Good health which […]

How to Grow a Sprout Garden at Home

The Urban Homestead So, with all of us being home-bound, a lot of us are taking up more domestic tasks like homesteading and gardening. My family and I put in a series of automatic drip irrigation  4′ x 8′ prefab. gardening boxes outside, and were able to harvest quite a bit of fresh organic vegetables […]

WHEN QI GOES WRONG: QIGONG DEVIATIONS

Written by Jampa Mackenzie Stewart, M.S.O.M., L.AC. The term Qigong Deviations refers to the adverse reactions that may occur in the course of Qigong training. These reactions can be physical, energetic, and/or mental. Qigong is like medicine. It can be tremendously healing if prescribed correctly and used according to directions, but if you are careless […]

Spanokopita with a Greek Salad

Spanokopita with a Greek Salad This Greek classic is a healthy vegetarian main course and a hybrid of my Greek grandpa’s recipe and one from the Colorado yoga retreat center Shoshoni. Serve with Greek Feta and Kalamata Olive, Cucumber and Tomato Salad and Ttzatziki.   Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh spinach or two packages of chopped […]

Vegetable Potato Galette

Vegetable Potato Galette A perfect Vegetarian Main Course! Potato galette is a staple in the French countryside. The word “galette” is French and simply means “flat cake.” Serve for dinner as a vegetarian main course with a side salad, for lunch, or as a brunch side dish. This recipe includes mushrooms, peppers and onions, but […]

Flourless Chocolate Lava Cake with Vegan Butter

This super easy 4 ingredient lava cake is a gourmet family favorite, that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less! It works well with vegan butter and coconut sugar, but regular butter and sugar can be substituted 1-1. Ingredients • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips • 12 tablespoons (one stick and 1/2) vegan […]

Vegetarian Gnocchi with Spinach and Parmesan

Vegetarian Gnocchi with Spinach and Parmesan A colorful and comforting vegetarian main dish! I try to use all organic/ non-gmo ingredients whenever possible. One of our family’s all time favorites. Ingredients: 2 (17-ounce) packages potato gnocchi 3 cups heavy cream 1 cup vegetable broth 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 stick of butter […]

LISTENING WITH THE HEART

A few years ago, I discovered an amazing relationship technique called Imago, a transformative compassion technique developed by Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt. I offer a summary of this technique as part of our relationship repair program. It is exceedingly powerful and can help people that have given up on friendships, relationships […]

Easy Homemade Naturally Sweetened Granola

Easy Homemade Naturally Sweetened Granola This easy to make healthy granola recipe is naturally, lightly sweetened with coconut sugar or granulated monkfruit. It’s made with oats, coconut oil or vegan butter and you can add your choice of nuts and fruit. This one is a Chai-Almond but you can add almost anything. Go wild~ try […]

Dawn Boiani-Sandberg relays dharma insights from interviews with Tsoknyi & Thrangu Rinpoche

Last year, I met with the number of noted Buddhist teachers here in Crestone Colorado, including Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Thrangu Rinpoche about the future of our Dharma practice after some of the concerns of the #metoo movement and many scandals were exposed. We had heartfelt, forthright discussions concerning misconduct, abuse, authoritarian power, cults and cult-think […]

Apple Custard Puff Pastry

Easy, Healthy Apple Custard Puff Pastry, Ready in 1 hour! Ingredients: 1 ½ lb frozen puff pastry thawed (2 sheets) 1/3 cup brown sugar/honey/ brown rice syrup 1 T sugar or granulated monkfruit sugar ½ tsp cinnamon 3 large apples washed and unpeeled thinly sliced 1/3 cup sliced almonds 1 organic egg ½ tsp powdered […]

One Life~ Real Love

Meet me in the realm of truth, the vastness of the shaman. The stars and sky of manifestation in-between nihilism and religion’s false promise of some continuity of the self. We awaken from the opiate of the masses. In our raw, fragile impermanence we take nothing for granted we make every single precious passing moment […]

Be The Lamp

“As soon as you  press the switch to turn on the light in the room that has been dark for ten thousand years, in that instant all the darkness is gone. Ten thousand years of darkness is dispelled in one moment.” -Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche it’s so very hard excruciating to look honestly rawly at the […]

Low Carb Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

Low Carb, High Protein Healthy Chocolate Raspberry Muffins/ Scones These are high protein low carb and highly nutritive, so we can feel good about offering these to our family. I’ve been experimenting with keto and paleo baking and found that I like to add organic white flour for 1/3 of the recipe. I know it’s […]

Golden Moon Milk Calming Tea

What is Golden Moon Milk Calming Tea? Feeling a bit overwhelmed? When I start to feel a bit anxious, I immediately take that as a sign to take it easy and go into self care. One of the very first things I do, is make Golden Milk, it’s essentially Turmeric and Ashwagandha powder tea. Golden […]

Trauma Bonds~ Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissistic/ Borderline Abuse is much more ubiquitous than we know. Any contact with unfeeling, abusive people can be some of the most heartbreaking and damaging relationships we ever encounter and without education, can literally destroy lives, careers, health and families. Every one of us, most likely at some stage of life, has had some contact […]

Vegetarian Loaded Nachos with Melted Cheddar

  Decadent and Healthy Vegetarian Loaded Nacho Casserole with Melted Cheddar Yield Makes 6 servings Ingredients ◦ 1 and 1/2 bags  (15 oz) of organic tortilla chips ◦ 1 can of organic vegetarian re-fried beans ◦ 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin or taco seasoning ◦ 1/4 cup sliced black olives ◦ 3 tablespoons jalapeño slices fresh […]

Twin Flames- Our Spiritual Consort Toward Ascension

The Tantric Consort: Awakening Through Relationship In our semi-apocalyptic time, it seems like many of us are going very deeply into introspection now. Very profound reflection is occurring on a global scale and our very species is on the precipice of survival. I believe that sometimes things have to get very dark before we have […]

Keto Chocolate Walnut Brownies

Keto Chocolate Walnut Brownies How to make easy low carb keto brownies with paleo or almond flour. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Total Time 1 hour Yield 8 – 10 brownies Ingredients: • 1 cup paleo or almond flour • 1/4 cup cocoa powder or 80 grams of unsweetened chocolate • 2 […]

The Four Powers to Purify All Negative Karma

“Drive All Blames Into Oneself” Humans, throughout time immemorial have been capable of committing the most cruelest crimes imaginable, some intentional, some based on self defense, emotional reaction or ignorance. However, there is always hope for regret and personal change if we really desire to do so. We cannot have contrition and heal negative karmic […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Hot Wings

Buffalo Cauliflower Hot Wings I think this is hands down, our family’s all time favorite vegetarian dinner. You can use butter and blue cheese dressing or substitute vegan options for these two. We make these for watching sports or for special occasions and it’s amazing how flavorful the cauliflower is with the hot red chili […]

Chai Spiced Paleo Scones with Berry Compote

Chai Spiced Paleo Scones with Berry Compote A best friend visited one summer morning and I made her some super easy and healthy Chai Spiced Paleo Scones: wheatless, sugarless, flour-less, high protein, and densely nutritive. Now I’m making them again for the fall, when a warm oven is welcome. They are perfect topped with spreadable […]

Comforting Spiced Kitchari Dal Bhat

This Comforting Spiced Kitchari Dal Bhat, is a modified version of the nutritive, cleansing Kitchari from the spiritual community of Shoshoni, and a shoutout to a lifetime yogi friend for his cooking instructions. Dal Bhat which means lentils and rice, is a staple the food served daily in Nepal and India. When you combine the […]

Roasted Root Vegetables with Baked Tofu

Welcome the fall and harvest! A perfect easy, healthy cookie sheet dinner with colorful oven roasted root vegetables and baked tofu. Vegan, gluten-free and kosher. Ingredients • 1 lb tofu sliced lengthwise • 1 large yam or sweet potato washed with skin on • 3/4 pounds brussel sprouts cut in half • 1/2 pound beets […]

How to Access Your Own Akashic Records Divination

Questions About Our Future I think every single person at some point in life is curious about their future and would love to have some clarity about what’s happening with them now. We often we stay stuck in not knowing what choices to make, how to proceed and what’s best for us. When we’re in […]

D.I.Y. Thieves Essential Oil and Cleaner

The History of Thieves Oil In times of plague, pandemic and now Covid, humans have relied on powerful essential oils to utilize their anti-bacterial qualities. The historic folklore of this famous Thieves remedy is quite intriguing. The use of thieves oil dates back to the year 1413, at the time, the notorious Bubonic Plague was […]

Mediterranean Vegetarian Meat Loaf

As you all know, cutting out/ eating less meat is a great way to decrease our carbon footprint- this healthy, veggie infused semi-gourmet Mediterranean Vegetarian Meat Loaf comes out really well- do try it! Its great with mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower and a roasted red pepper sauce as a condiment. 2 packs (800g) of […]

The Modern Ronin~ Real Spirituality vs. Religion

  A Ronin is a Japanese Samurai Warrior that has lost his (or her) master and yet wanders boldly and bravely into their life. Many of us are taking a hard look at religion, a “religious path” and longing to make real personal, spiritual progress before this life is over. The problem is, that often […]

Healthy Love Vs. Trauma Bonds

I think in these days of speed and trauma and a lot of us living in the Internet, I think we’ve learned maladaptive patterns of what it is to be in a healthy relationship. If we’ve grown up with a dysfunctional family, we may not even know what that is. Oftentimes love is just a […]

The Heart Pulls You To Bravery- My Thanks to Jared Polis

I just wanted to share this little moment of inspiration that became one of my most treasured repositories of strength. I was working for a congressman who wanted to leave his congressional seat and run for governor. This was Jared Polis, I worked for him two times, once for his reelection campaign as an incumbent […]

Real Spiritual Healing is Not Peaceful

I was a hopeful spiritual seeker and found the exotic and colorful, Tibetan Buddhism when I was 19. I recall when I started on this Buddhist path and went to Naropa, a Buddhist inspired university, they gave me all types of warnings, saying “think twice before you embark upon this path.” They said it was […]

Tsoknyi Rinpoche on Essence Love

“Don’t look outside outside happiness outside love is great we need it but without essence love… we might not be able to receive love because we are receiving from our hollowness we must receive love from the basis of this okay-ness we must give love from this wellbeing to others… Please expand this love… gradually […]

a diamond in the mirror

Real strength comes not from trying to run cower, or control our world with it’s perceived rough edges and barbs but rather like a mirror open, feeling, vulnerable not rejecting or chasing but reflecting what is. All is included in the path we don’t parse out good and evil friend or foe spiritual vs. worldly. […]

The wound is where the light enters- Trauma and Spirituality

  Spiritual Bypassing, Using Religion to Build Up Ego As westerners who chose to be involved with eastern religion, it’s safe to say, we were looking for something greater. Tibetan Buddhism took root in the United States during the 1960s where people were spiritual seekers and often involved in the psychedelic movement. A lot of […]

3 Secret Recipes for Tibetan Hot Sauce!

This hot sauce is amazingly flavorful and versatile. It’s like Tibetan Momo (dumpling) sauce, called Sepen, but it’s oil and chili based rather than tomato. The recipe is highly coveted. I begged for my Buddhist Shambhala friends to disclose the most profound secret teaching, my friend claimed that it’s the “most important” wisdom we hold. […]

Homemade Cocoa Butter Face Cream Recipe

I was amazed to discover the very best natural face cream and now use it every.single.day. I would say it’s no less than the fountain of youth. I was taught how to make this by my flower-child neighbor who uses only the best organic and well sourced ingredients that she buys in bulk from various […]

Simple Steps to Overcome Anxiety in Our Troubled Times

If I can quote Al Gore “every day when you turn on the news, it’s like a page from the Book of Revelations.” If we aren’t sad and anxious a bit now, there might be something dampened with our sensitivity! However, I’m living proof that the old that adage is true that “the darkest hour […]

Bhutanese Tri Color Pepper and Cheese Ema Datshi

Bhutanese (American) Tri Color Pepper and Cheese Ema Datshi Vegetarian (not vegan) main course~ with rice, the best one yet! I was in the Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan for a week in 1992, and we camped out in a small remote town called Paro, it was amazing and utterly magical. Everyone should visit Bhutan someday […]

Book Review: In Love With the World by Mingyur Rinpoche

There’s an amazingly powerful, loving and gentle teacher you might have heard of named Mingyur Rinpoche. I am a close student of his father and brother and “grew up” with this family while I was living in Nepal for many years. I lived at his brother Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s monastery in Swayambhunath, and had the good […]

Going Dairy Free? The Best Vegan Butters Reviewed

The Top Three Plant Based Butters I don’t know about you, but I for one can’t cook or barely survive for that matter, without butter. I tried a high fat Keto diet and it sent my bad cholesterol, triglycerides etc. through the roof. Now, I’m dairy free (except whey) and feeling great. I’ve been recently […]

Home Made Keto Coffee Creamer

Part of the new wellness life is to not eat any dairy, sugar or any gluten, or at least much less. I’ve seen a lot of my friends live that way but never really jumped on that restrictive bandwagon until I became a wellness coach, and it feels…great! I am however permitted to have well […]

The Density of Light

a Sunflower never bows nor concedes to night’s oppressive falsity but with unending devotion all of her her seeds and petals blinding yellow open she will revere and drink the bright wisdom of Warmth Closeup Photo of Sunflowers Photo by Peter Fazekas from Pexels  

A Spiritual Twin Flame Connection or Just Narcissistic Abuse?

We all long for and deserve the highest love. There’s been a lot of public hype recently about something called twin flames. The notion is that there’s only one person out there that shares a very similar energetic signature that’s literally the other half of your soul. It’s deeper than a loving soulmate, it’s actually […]

extrusion of the real

At a certain stagelater in lifeyou just want someonewho feels like home to see who you areto dig your trite beat poemsand your impassioned politicsyour mindand your heart just as it isjust as you arejust as they are what a rare gift to befinally seenfor once,before it’s over! Nothing needed tobe alteredimproved and to see […]

We Are Growing Up Spiritually

To my Dharma and spiritual seeker family who are now questioning Gurus, what is real and how to move forward. I love you all still some teachers and their minions hurt many, if not all of us men women and children in very deep ways. Spiritual criminality is the gravest of crimes. Our vows to […]

Seed of the Hidden Sun

Her eyes lift to the still sky blurred through vitreous fluid tears eye floaters she was told once to revere clear and refracted rainbow seeds wondering if there was any divinity left to hear her prayer beckoning only unresponsive silence searing steam of words leak through these electronic cracks great passion suggesting molten volcano eruption […]

Limerence of Tantra

I sought solace in you from a barbarian family you assured refuge and a warm white blanket of trust and it has been revealed that you just wanted to sleep with me callously for your pleasure extract my devotion money and very identity a lifetime of indentured servitude you mandated that I put you above […]

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Ode to Kerouac, Burroughs and Ginsberg

https://allthatsinteresting.com/beatniks-new-york#1 Lineage fathers, I supplicate your sordid AH divinity. ཨ   I had the privilege of meeting Burroughs at the Naropa Institute in the early 90’s, I recall him being very stoic, and indeed no one could prevent him from smoking inside. He smoked slowly intentionally, and the oddly disturbing and reverent imprint of him, […]

Firefly Dance~ To hate the emergence of love

banging behind a screen trapped they had heard all of this before insipid psycho-theory but now knew in the most quiet reticent alone instinct of knowing the only real way out was a tiny tear in the fabric through the distant light of liberation almost perceptible she saw it all It all~ and knew the […]

You May Find Yourself

the colorful forms of exile the entrapment of marriage vows religion vows that we used to procure safety identity security escape anchored ground the suppressive cocoon like cellular elements of our very lives meaningless jobs perfunctory rituals even our children owned by everyone other than ourselves felt all now like an unwelcome dream a prison […]

An Homage to Simone

you don’t have to be wealthy beautiful know every mudra and mantra nor current event nor elucidate many sonnets from Blake and Keats or even Sartre you don’t even have to be kind nor even sane for that matter all that I desire now left in this world is when I speak is for you […]

she script~ the pen that writes itself

petals of pinecones opened by thunder struck forest fire ending of time renewing seed in center of tongue spits blessings dense brocade in space crafts nebulas to noses eternally no origin point a pineapple dries itself in the desert his cheek on mine no more bosom center block i can i know one day pecha […]

iconoclast of true spirituality

if we listen inside to the Tao’s wholesome truth we can no longer support nor uphold any of the architectural tenets of faux religion or thought that still maintain a profoundly dark, rotting dystopian underbelly of hurting others lest we continue in complicity the dry soil must be overturned fertilized with transparent light genuine golden […]

Reconsideration

She could feel and knew intimately his aloneness disconsolate a self banished hermit seeking forest refuge and silence from his own mind filled with exceeding intellect, genius even. A virtuoso of doctrine but his inner terrain devoid of what his sanctified texts point to. Loveless the cosplay of religious titled escapism spiritual bypassing. The hope […]

Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö’s Prophecy of Things to Come

The Light That Makes Things Clear: A Prophecy of Things to Come⁠⁶ “The singular work entitled The Light That Makes Things Clear: A Prophecy of Things to Come,⁠⁷ was revealed by the late ‘Jam-byangs mKhyen-brtse Chos-kyi bLo-gros (1896–1959), widely known and celebrated as the “Master of Masters.” It was first translated into English in 1988, […]

What is Enlightenment? Series Part 4.- The Afterlife?

What is Enlightenment? Series Part 4.- The Afterlife? Reposted from May 24, 2019 on buddhistmala.com/by Dawn Boiani What really happens when we die, we would all love to know once and for all. Is there an afterlife? A young Colorado dharma woman passed away last year, and I read some her last beautiful and poignant […]

Words of my (mostly) Perfect Teacher

“We have to connect with and find strength in our own Buddha Nature,This is not copyrighted by any Lama or Buddha or BodhisattvaThere are many great things within us and in our world,qualities of warmth, wisdom even the Buddha’s monksfrom the onset, had misconduct here and theredon’t fixate and reify the negative, impure things relax […]

To Improve, Not Negotiable

my blonde daughter’s pale white cheekthe morning snowflakes melt in her hairso few years with us,she anticipates a raresnow day with joy green blue planetgoes silentwill we becometo spacea mere memoryof what once was remembered byno onemetal satellite waste in orbitcircles eternallya voyager time capsulerecordinga testament to ushaving once been herenow silent earth dry crusted […]

Final Words of Chatral Rinpoche- The Future of Buddhism

Before His Holiness Chatral Rinpoche passed away (at age between 103 -105 years), a disciple asked him, “How will the rise and fall of the Dharma be like in the future?” Chatral Rinpoche replied, “Support and take refuge in those spiritual masters who focus their practice in solitary retreat. Before one attains enlightenment, one should […]

Longing to Connect… in the Age of the Cyber-Apocalypse

  New Love, elation, hope You see the face of the beloved in your partner Everyone and everything seems pure brighter, more sensuous and alive your being body, speech and mind are wide open warmth radiates~ but it happens very quickly, undetectably, insidiously at first subtle and then overt… fear that you will lose them […]

grace

pale patch of rainbowpeers out from storm clouds there is never hopesince all will fade~ but there aremoments ofgrace

Musings from Retreat: to do or die

Alone intentionally I eat dhal-bhat in silence and shocked by how sweet a little cut carrot really is and the swirl of red hot sauce mixed with yogurt blended delightfully on a bright yellow plate depression can only come when you are not awake to the blazing senses of your world I feel whole but […]

Musings from Retreat- Let Me Feel Alive Again

Unplug me from your life draining mediaLet me feel the sun on coconut oiled skinand the scent of tangerinesLet me breathe all of the pain out of every poreLet me see the glistening sparkle color worldLet my eyes shine againLet me feel still and listen to the crows and cricketsLet me feel cool water as […]

No Exit

All that she createdwas a lavishprison that she could onlypeerout into theworld from. He reminded herof thefreedomthat she once knew. —————— Title “No Exit” borrowed from screenplayby Jean-Paul Sartre, retitled as “Sinners Go to Hell,” 1962 English adaptation of Jean Paul Sartre’s “Huis Clos” (No Exit / In Camera)   image of SARTRE and SIMONE […]

Khatvāṅga

Without Her~ even He cannot manifest. ________________________________ http://www.khandro.net/objects_staff_trident.htm Staff of the Consort Images of Guru Rinpoche’s most famous consort, Yeshe Tsogyel, depict her also with a khatvanga.  Hers is topped with a vajra.  Standing for the presence of Padmasambhava, it indicates her inseparability from him.

Electric Heroin

Electric Heroin Flickering face fixation, our scrumptious nouveau e-opiate. This very act of trying to remedy our aloneness, creates it. Delirium tremor detox shaking hand resisting the apple’s siren call. Unplug from the mainline, retract long, deep breaths Alone… No more. Our etymological forefathers were very wise- Settling, simple, all is even now~ Al-one.

Her Soliloquy

She briskly wakes me Every morning at 4:30am Before the sun, all seems silent The mind’s eye sees the electric multicolored oscillating phantasmagoria of space Roaring, tinnitus speaks a warm soliloquy mother’s arms of unending space ultimately comforting our true face anticipating the delicious creation of another illusory day.   photo: Soap Bubbles in sunlight […]

Outbreath

One small apperceptive beingComes into a life from nothingFrom parents generating warmthtwo hands take away the coldso for one moment they do not feel alone Family gives the illusion of comfort and securitylamenting to conceal the vacuitytaking on more and more work to sustainso many forms, so muchand at the end, after so many tears […]