Dreaming of Gotham

“And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there… Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.” ~ Ezra Pound. Twenty-nine … More Dreaming of Gotham

Abandoning the Past

“If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.” ~ Chinese proverb After writing about my beloved dog, Belle, last week, she got loose on Wednesday night and scared me half to death.  I thought I might lose her since she twisted out of her harness and ran wild for several … More Abandoning the Past

Just One Day

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”  ~ Immanuel Kant Last night, as my dog sighed and curled up tight against the based of my back, I clearly heard a voice say, “Don’t worry. I’ve got your back.” And symbolically, as well as physically, I knew it was true. … More Just One Day

As Above, So Below

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix I am a child of the sixties.  I saw the birth of the counterculture movement, the anti-war movement, and the riots that burned Watts to the ground and disrupted the 1968 Democratic National Convention.  I saw our … More As Above, So Below