“Don’t think! Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It is self-conscious and anything self-conscious is lousy you can’t try to do things; you simply must do them.” – Ray Bradbury Imagine no ideas Distinguished thinking not allowed divergent thoughts detoured Euridites not accepted Audacity destroyed sublime connections disconnected imagine no ideas discussions void of mindfulness Einstein who? The Theory of Everything, What on … Continue reading Ideas Not!
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought; it is made up of thoughts; if a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.” – Buddha I thought we’d seen the last of mass shootings at schools, concerts, churches, and theaters but I guess my thoughts were not strong enough … Continue reading A Quotable Quote
Out of no where I began humming “One Moment Time”, a song made popular by the late Whitney Houston during the 1988 Summer Olympics. It dawned on me that I was going back to a special one moment that was and has been very meaningful to me. It was the song chosen by my students to sing at their high school graduation. I was … Continue reading More On Mindfulness
One thought dripped down reluctantly, into the vast and lonely sea of forgotten thoughts. As it sank into oblivion and fused with notions unconfined, it believed it would be accepted at last, but it was not. It succumbed along with deep thinking, proposed in silence, stillness and solidarity. Philosophies never noted nor known by great thinkers. One thought that could have been a contender, comprehended … Continue reading One Thought
“A poet needs to keep his wilderness alive inside him.” – Stanley Kunitz This poem was among the notebooks I found in my attic. I do not what made me write this one. My Brain My brain went bungee jumping out of control It bounced up and down as would be expected furious leaps and bounds I thought I’d be ejected out of my soul my … Continue reading My Brain
words unspoken live in solitude and in grief Where are my angels? Related articles Grief in Haiku (findingannmacgregor.com) Why don’t yo try haiku! (atbankofdam.wordpress.com) Haiku 53 (poemattic.wordpress.com) Continue reading haiku #56