Reflections

Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous." Confucius

Reflections

As raindrops fall upon the pool They shatter what was there They break apart a quiet thought With gentle care Rippling mirror — a fleeting view Magic reflections — where one becomes two Wonderful pictures — some old and some new When you see them for the first time You …

Hidden Logic

Mother Why did you say I couldn’t go out tonight? There must be a reason that my mind just cannot see I will find out why you always say ‘no’ to me Mother Why am I never to talk to strangers? Is there something that my mind should be telling …

Spirits

Behind every dream Stands a special part — Something that’s strong Beneath everything Lies a key — to start Guiding us along To desire is human To achieve divine — Need some help to get there A spirit drives inside Indecision Tires our souls — With each step we take …

The Host

I feel the winter coming I feel the cold I sense a storm approaching But I’ll just turn my back And close my eyes… When first the Earth Gave birth to days We took to it as our own When the sun shone on our faces We knew we’d be …

Visions

I have visions in my dreams Of lonely people on lonely streets I have visions in my dreams Of quiet schools with empty seats I have visions while I work Of scattered people in scattered towns I have visions while I eat And it’s too late to stop it now …

Unsacred Domain

On a dark desert highway There’s nothing in sight And there is no light to aid view All you can see is What’s right in front of you Your headlights don’t reach As far as you want them to And then Just like a flash of light It jumps out …

For Awhile

I hear the wind cry silent screams All alone to me I feel its pain — its tears, my rain My heart bleeds for thee Help me grow stronger all the while Give me your smile Sing to me a bit longer, stay awhile Give me your smile I long …

Glass Dreams

Spirits stem from the roots of desire — Some as strong as the sea Some others still A bit more fragile And a few that will never be The ones with power shine With blinding light While nothing can stand in their way Serving as the source of strength and …

Never Too Late

Once in time we took a step Across forbidden lines To see the sights beyond the lights And the world that we might find We stopped and stared at what we saw Amazed and mesmerized Afraid and paralyzed Bound by our freedom Chained by fear Should we turn back Or …

Take a Hard Look

One day goes right on into the next An example of infinity Every passing moment’s a forgotten dream Done away with easily Miscalculations are the key to knowledge Imprinted forever in mind Take a hard look at the world around you Don’t leave anything behind Look in the mirror What …