Just Sitting

Just Sitting * The Way is perfect and all-pervading. How could it be contingent upon practice and realization? . . . What is the use of going off here and there to practice?   ~ Eihei Dogen   Are your lessons done? ~ Leonard Cohen   We come to winter sesshin at...

DOWN

Here’s a poem from Joseph Ceravolo from Spring in This World of Poor Mutts, 1968: DOWN    The rain falls down down and jumps       jumps in my eye as everyone I know is sleeping by the heaviest...

Family Dollar

 My family inheritance: Reading, writing, the woods, theatre, music, dance, the sea, art. Fight for the cause, fairness for all. Father polite, mother outspoken. Dr. Kings’ saying about being willing to die for what you believe in, glued to my childhood wall....