sensei

Originally posted on Gretchen Del Rio's Art Blog:
watercolor 10/2018 O’ Great Spirit help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak and to remember the peace that may be found in silence. ………Cherokee Prayer ? I love coyotes. Perhaps it is their inquisitiveness most of all that…

Beautiful

Originally posted on kanzen sakura:
Beautiful My once dainty hands became ugly. Blisters from handling hell hot saute pans, Cuts from too swift knife work, My little finger permanently out of joint, Mishapen, arthritic and painful on cold days. Ugly brown scars from blisters burst And reformed, A long scar from a knife… All the…

In nature…

One step follows quickly after the other, as I walk down the road into the park, full of trees, grasses, proteas and other indiginous plant life, with the wise old grags of grey surrounding me, and I do not stop, one step after the next I walk through this wilderness, in awe; thrilled, time far…

Smile…

Faint rumblings in the air, the sun still shines, while my guitar gently weeps; while suited men organize their next round of profit taking, and huricanes destroy our certainties, flood waters bring down mounds of mud, and still they deny climate change, while myh guitar gently weeps, passions run over into orgies of war and…