poems as hand- and foot-holds on a glass mountain

Into The Gap

                a nervy couple act whose audience they can’t quite ignore eyeing us eyeing them   the marvel of eye…

Space Travel

    From a plane window high over the brown Midwest at flight speed we seem to be drifting,  the land slowly creeping under our wings…

Fisher Fish

    No more than halfway down the page we quit reading maybe skim a few lines more but likely less giving up on finding that…

A Dawn Rain

    A patch loosely sown between night and day covering their imaginary edges misses nothing in the dark or in the light finds all the dry…

Hall Standup

                We’ve been waiting all morning well not waiting exactly we’ve been busy but in an obscure corner of…

Casting Off

                      “Although understanding itself is time,    understanding does not depend      on its own arrival.”…

No Lake

  Late afternoon out on No Lake in a canoe of red molded plastic though in spirit she resembles rustic native canoes made of birchbark patches…

RANDOM Times •

To survive, you must tell stories...(“,)

History Engineers

Making our history one step at a time

Roger Haydon Mitchell's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

The Dōgen Institute

Disseminating the Teachings of Eihei Dōgen Zenji

Tomas Tranströmer

The Official Website

Chinaman Creek

Musings on Chinaman Creek, poetry, translation and Hong Kong

of mere being

...fire-fangled feathers dangle down...

How a Poem Moves

Short essays on short poems, written mostly by Adam Sol

#TeachLivingPoets

Complicating the canon and empowering students through poetry

After the Pause

a journal of poetry, flash fiction, and art

The Faithful Buddhist

Forcing the Truth of the Buddha Event

Speculative Non-Buddhism

ruins of the buddhist real

Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Heartland Contemplative

Meditative musings from somewhere in flyover country

History of Ornithology

People, Research and Adventures in the History of Bird Study

Salt

Seasoned Theology

Grist

Working toward a planet that doesn’t burn, a future that doesn’t suck

Sea Library

Jūras bibliotēka Jūrmalā

RANDOM Times •

To survive, you must tell stories...(“,)

History Engineers

Making our history one step at a time

Roger Haydon Mitchell's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

The Dōgen Institute

Disseminating the Teachings of Eihei Dōgen Zenji

Tomas Tranströmer

The Official Website

Chinaman Creek

Musings on Chinaman Creek, poetry, translation and Hong Kong

of mere being

...fire-fangled feathers dangle down...

How a Poem Moves

Short essays on short poems, written mostly by Adam Sol

#TeachLivingPoets

Complicating the canon and empowering students through poetry

After the Pause

a journal of poetry, flash fiction, and art

The Faithful Buddhist

Forcing the Truth of the Buddha Event

Speculative Non-Buddhism

ruins of the buddhist real

Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Heartland Contemplative

Meditative musings from somewhere in flyover country

History of Ornithology

People, Research and Adventures in the History of Bird Study

Salt

Seasoned Theology

Grist

Working toward a planet that doesn’t burn, a future that doesn’t suck

Sea Library

Jūras bibliotēka Jūrmalā