The Difference Between Happiness and Contentment
“Happy?” I asked my girl friend long ago,
my long-ago girl friend
Spider plants hang everywhere;they are badly in need of water.Half a mug of cold coffeewith lipstick stainsrests...
I am absolutely positiveThat in absolutely every dimension,In every alternate universe my energy ripples through,It...
A Political Map of the Poet’s Insides
It may not be visible,
so I’m telling you:
inside me there are countries
Snow on Pine
the sun warms
snow clumps fall off
branches spring back
into water pearls
The Mindful Word’s Max Reif recently released a book filled with poems and short prose pieces devoted to Meher Baba, the...
We met in a realm
in which your eyes,
the colour of honey,
were charged with sorrow,
the pain of your memories
Go, Kitty, Go
Thank you, birds,
for singing on and on
as my wife lay dying in her hospice bed.
Your songs fixed me in the moment,
It’s so quiet…
The machinery of the universe is so quiet
I forget it’s there.
When I lean forward to sniff a lilac