Posts Tagged "retreat"

goodbye calm streets..

  The end of an era of American repression and gluttony, of casual decadence among the ghosts of corporate excess, to feed and brood and wander the streets. Heavy machinery beats and wines across the battered landscape. The black sky blends into the street, the sky void, teeming, quiet, blasting...

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Day retreat..

Dust still hangs in the air from the morning’s hunt for all sorts of small things that roll under other things. Some of them remain hidden, or lost.  My eyes still busy, I find myself reading the faces of people as they drive past, their driving masks. The police...

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on getting out of bed, and Zen

Good morning. Finally I return to the humble word processor that takes all. It took me a long moment to get out of bed, as I awoke perplexed with the same question that had been hounding me for months, “Why had I become such a solitary figure?” In a...

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the creekbed near me..

this is an hdr of a dry creekbed behind a Zen retreat cabin in rural Louisiana.. and this, the last full moon before my return to civilization, the largest since 1912

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