Life is relationship
To relate is to discover how to be, how to be with another.
It is to discover what is different, and what is the same between you and all else.
It is to orient oneself in relation to other selves and other beings and other living consciousnesses.
We must all come to a reckoning with our relationship to ourselves, to others, to the world and cosmos, and to God/Life/Existence. … More Relationship
We are all born in poverty,
For unless you are humbled you can never know your glory. … More Birth In Poverty
Everyone is caught in a mad game that they cannot win.
You must break the rules.
You must upend the game. … More To Win, You Must Break All the Rules
Today, while crossing 6th Avenue, I was accosted by a man holding out a plastic cup with a few coins in it.
“Can you spare some change? I’m tryin’ to get to Poughkeepsie.”
… More Trying to Get to Poughkeepsie
Seek not to be a poet,
but to be poetry.
Not to write poetry,
but to live poetry. … More Poetry