Monday, August 24, 2009

The Poet

So poet, you think you're a mystic?
With oars of words and boats of paper
you navigate the gentle waters
churning them this way and that

But deep waters run silent and
I wonder if your oars can reach
the depths that a tiny pebble does

But who am I to say,
for Laozi says it better
Those who know do not say,
those who say do not know.

[Update: Also published in the Montreal Serai.]

Sunday, August 16, 2009


Imagine no possessions,
its easy if you have a grand piano
Imagine no attachments,
its easy if you have no one.