Poems

4 September 2018

Disturbed

the line is crossed
into the
special world

live this life
there’s no return

surrounded by enemies
lurking & pounding
& friends
with gifts

dark mystery
& promise

desperate odds

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24 October 2018

On the deck — Pokaka

breath flows freely
shining, the sun warms everything
the dog drops her bone

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2:20 AM

sleep sleep sleep no sleep
night grabs me vigorously—
work with possession

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back in the office
fading memories of rest
linger & refresh

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2:54 PM

Sumner

machines hum hum hum
drowning the blue sparkling sea—
diners go, birds come

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Small Graces: Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World

Small Graces

Small Graces:

Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World

by Jason Sugg

Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Pacifica Graduate Institute
14 February 2012

Has a whole section on Participation Mystique and I-Thou.

Well researched.

Below is an enticing quote. The reason I’m attracted to this work is that I think that the very relationships we are discussing here, participatory, with the ego dropped, with heightened awareness of self and other, are also the relationships that are needed between therapist and client, and not as well grasped: they are vital to knowing. We can’t know others at this level of consciousness without participating in it ourselves. Continue reading “Small Graces: Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World”

Wabi Sabi Photos -> Mark Tobey

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Now I wonder how much wabi sabi influenced the work of Jackson Pollock and those whom bought calligraphic ideas from japan like Mark Tobey

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Autumn Field

1957
Mark Tobey
Born: Centerville, Wisconsin 1890
Died: Basel, Switzerland 1976
tempera on paper
sheet: 47 x 36 in. (119.4 x 91.5 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
1968.52.23

Not currently on view

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