Tag Archives: mysticism

The Meditation Cave

When I was 17 years old, I had a Big Dream that initiated me into poetry. It left me with questions that have slowly started to find answers over the years. My guide in the dream led me through water … Continue reading

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Wine of Nowhere

These have been some unsettled and unsettling times chez J. It shows in the work. More and more, I suspect I know what is going to happen before it does, which is just all kinds of wrong. Some days I … Continue reading

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Circles Join

3 March 2021 Yesterday I said that Yemaya had appeared in my work. I know her by many signs, but it took until this afternoon to make the most obvious connection. Someone I know died of drowning nearby, and one … Continue reading

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More Than Happy

Images that shift and change even as I am describing them are nothing new. They take a light hand to keep in just enough order to prevent the dreaded mixed metaphors from breaking out all over. I’ve been reading about … Continue reading

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No End of Dancing Days

Whenever anyone tries to shut you down, you are touching something sensitive, and there is a reason for the negative response. And–having touched nothing that I can tell, the word-processing program I am writing this on just disappeared my cursor, … Continue reading

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Dream Meter

The piece to follow is so new, I might still be able to tell you a little about what was going on as it was happening. To begin with, these verses are cast in a special meter, one that came … Continue reading

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Gr’Mere

She’s the Biggest Mama, the one I only go to when things are serious. This is what happened when I petitioned her on behalf of a friend: 29 May 2018 29 Gr’Mere Will See You Through The mirror at the … Continue reading

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Lost on the ride

This was a Very good night: 20 February 2018 20 Lost on the Ride It’s a wet pillowcase ours will be, come the morning. A wet little hand leaves a wet little trail as it traces the side of your … Continue reading

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Evergreen

My Teacher Her Church Christmas Eve, This Year: 24 December 2017 23 How Green We Were and Are How green the veins of your very own valley, the one running downhill, your arms at your sides. Children bestride a dead … Continue reading

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It Will Not Let Me Rest

I won’t let it rest, either: 26 June 2017 34 Love Held Strong I don’t know how to work a heart that pounds like hooves all night, all day, and won’t lie down and let me go to sleep no … Continue reading

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