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Stand By Me

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Oh darlin'
Darlin'

The emptiness of it all
Is like a punch in the stomach
Can be devastating as hell

And a strange melancholy
Strums the strings
Of the heart guitar



Worlds Within Worlds

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I can't say anything except I love you

Knowing that I can but stand by

Like a ghostly apparition

And hold your hand
And cry with you
And smile with you



The River Sings

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The breath inside the breath

On the strings of a heart guitar

And a whisper and a tune

Riding the waves

This thought stream flows

Enchanting seductress this
A moth to the flame



And The Show Goes On

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I hung on to hope
Of how things should be

And a fear that goes hand in hand
With the hope

Lest it all cave in

With nothing to hang on

And the handholds gone



The Threads Of Life

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As the hail stones the evening before
Pounded on the glass doors to the balcony

And the whistling winds
Sang full throated

And thundering clouds
Played a symphony



A Hundred Thousand Leaves

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The end of that which never was

Simultaneously
Everything
And Nothing at all

Dancing at the edge of a feather

Woven
Flowing
Inseparably
In and through
Itself
And each other



2 Books

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2 Books!

Recently 2 books have been published

Bird Song

And

Heart Songs

Sheer delight in having put them together....



A Million Gigs Playing In The Head

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It's all always spontaneous

There's the rub

We might prefer one image over another... and there's nothing right or wrong about that

We are our preferences



On A Breath And A Breeze

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The changes can be really challenging and excruciating
At first

It's all the same
But boy oh boy
Nothing is the same
Ever again

As all the ideas one's held of oneself



The Brain Sees Through It's Own Charade

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It's opinions and beliefs all the way

We are these beliefs
And are not separate from them

It's the only place
You and I exist

No one can say what's going on in anyone's head