Strength In Stillness


in the stillness
the enormity of now
gathers

The Afternoon’s Infinity


time’s reflection
floating by
ever expanding now

Consciousness Born


intention
of contemplation
is transformation

One Breath At A Time


still
in the stillness
meditation on marshland

Microcosm of the Universe


marsh made
mandala
the cosmos arose

The Amplification of Being


deep silence
listening to
the shadows move

Zen Garden


a pattern
of breath with
stillness in between

Practice


mediation
on lavender and grey
fern’s delicate display

Perceptions


reflective mood
each perspective
a new understanding

Origin

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bluebird box
on the lily marsh
commencement of happiness

Buddha’s Back

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in the present
facing the future
honoring the past

Opening

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seat of knowledge
where the rock split
Buddha sits

Practice

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the bench alone
in cold contemplation
deliberation of spring

Old Friend

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watching you
stillness settles into me
as the universe unfolds

Below the Surface

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in the still beneath
rain is a caress
water’s breath

Green Glade

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in the quiet
nature’s voice
is heard