The flower beauty of the catalpa tree is very short-lived. Shiny cherry-like, nut-like buds come to shine, just before the popcorn-like blossoms are popped, exposing within a couple of days the inner side of the previously inwardly folded petals. Once the flower opens up, one can clearly understand by the shape of the petals, why… Continue reading A lesson on choosing lessons
— where to with the negated tears?
… who would we thank, depend upon, question?
Considering that a boy called Jesus was sent onto our species after a very long time — millions, is said — and two millennia proceeded his birth, already that the prophet Mohamed was revealed around the same timeand that millions of believers for thousands of years are still awaiting the MessiahWhat is the urgency, really?
Dozens over dozens of postings appear around May and June every year, not because they are necessarily posted at this point but because hundreds over hundreds of individuals may be searching for guidance, as they embark on their first tries at making any of those macerated spirits containing green walnuts. And in all these postings,… Continue reading Two sides of being vane
In society — of the animal, of the spirit, of culture — amongst all its members, the artist is one of the few working daily with the raw beauty and raw challenge of being in life, while inspired to digest, express, and share it.
uncomfortable shoes need be set aside -- the uncomfortable life propels life
Truth is on the carpet, and under the carpet, and in the vacuum cleaner's bag. Truth is not in my head -- unless questions are the truth.
One may utter a long list or a single point, when asked about the essence of the self, or about the naked self, or the projection of self. And, just like in singing and speaking one hears not what the room acoustically gives but rather how one owns body lets one hear, one may ask… Continue reading Occurrences in the Self of an auto-portrait
where does it settle down? Onto the realm of cognition? Around the heart? Does it settle with memories of greatness? Does it settle with questions on why we have done the wrong we have? When we float in reflection where does the memory go?Towards affirmation or into questions?
— interrupt: to be stopped, hindered by another person; to break someone else’s flow, uniformity, pattern, continuity; to block the actions of another — innerupted: to erupt from within, to interject one’s own state, to abruptly change oneself It is with trembling soul, anxious flesh, and curious mind that I announce the birth of an… Continue reading interrupted / innerupted
The last breath will not be a question. There will be nothing to ask in the midst of such symbolic sounds implying a departure is at hand. The last breath will not inquire, for the last breath need not obey.
An obligation has a source. It may be an internal power, it may be an external one. Ideally, having and feeling obliged ought to be from an internal standpoint, as the character wants standing purity in being self. That which I do wishes to coincide with what is expected of me by my peers and… Continue reading o·blige /əˈblīj/
Thank you, William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe! Where would I be without your poetic tongues?And Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, and Alexander Pushkin, who can be more inspiring to dive and fly in life through your cultural, and equally transcendental wordings?You all understood something beyond our physical being which has had your… Continue reading Beyond language and vocabulary