It has been some time since I have had the urge to write anything here. However It is May again. The summer comes, flowers bloom. I’m reminded this is the time of Beltane fires and bikinis. We have called the summer in. There is magic in the flicker of firelight on sweat sheened skin, in … More May be
There are times when something previously unconsidered just falls into our stream of consciousness. This is one of those things for me. “Featherweight by Suzy Kassem One evening, I sat by the ocean and questioned the moon about my destiny. I revealed to it that I was beginning to feel smaller compared to others, Because … More About Seeking Truth
Stephen Larson the shaman’s doorway examines the relationship shaman has to the human psyche and society through the perspective of a psychotherapist. He seeks to show a relevance of this path in a modern world and that a new grasp of these techniques can help to escape from the alienation and confusion caused by our … More Shaman’s Doorway
We each have to find our own way to connect, to communicate, to share. Pick your poison, Art or Word or Action. Mix and match, find what works. Spin Dame Fortuna’s wheel the game is rigged and you can’t loose unless you decide to not play. Trapped inside our own heads we … More Perspective
It’s good for us to remember where we have been. Seeing who I was helps me better understand who I am, as well as who I can become. I believe that we can’t possibly know our limits until we’ve gone past them. That moment when you hear the infrastructure groan under the load, the creak and … More January 8th 2014 11:59pm
The following is my latest endeavor. This is an in progress update so the work is still rough. I was feeling guilty for not posting more regularly. I would gladly accept any critique. The title is a nod to my original inspiration. I hope that you enjoy it.
“Abstract expressionist value expression over perfection, vitality over finish, fluctuation over repose, the unknown over the known, the veiled over the clear, the individual over society and the inner over the outer. “ — William C. Seitz There are certain responses that abstract painters hear. The title is a standard. As is the desire to point … More My kid could do that!
As I sit writing this, I am listening to the new album with new understanding. This morning the sun rose. The sky is blue. A creative soul who touched many lives has passed. News of his passing was my first sight today. It seems strangely surreal, and that strikes me as most appropriate. Bowie was … More Blackstar :eschec mat
While talking to a friend the other day her nine year old daughter came in sat down on the couch and turned to look at me. We locked eyes. The kind of surprising eye contact that is intimate in an unintended way. This stretched on for long seconds. She shrugged slightly turned to her mother and … More Dark Night
The following poem and piece were inspired by an odd connection I had between Televangelism and my friend’s choice in outfits. For anyone wondering he isn’t as creepy as this might make him appear. He was hollow As hollow as his plastic promise Of a new day His gospel a shroud He shapes from the shadows … More Confidence Game