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#4302 - Thursday, July 7, 2011 - Editor: Gloria Lee

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Walk around feeling like a leaf.
Know you could tumble any second.
Then decide what to do with your time.

 

- Naomi Shihab Nye

by Rashani Rea on Facebook

 


 

Have a ____ Day
by Lou Lipsitz

 

Have a nice day. Have a memorable day.
Have (however unlikely) a life-changing day.
Have a day of soaking rain and lightning.
Have a confused day thinking about fate.

 

Have a day of wholes.
Have a day of poorly marked,
unrecognizable wholes you
cannot fathom.
Have a ferocious day, a bleak
unbearable day. Have a
riotously unproductive day;
a grim jaw-clenched, Clint Eastwood vengeful
law enforcement day.
Have a day of raging, hair-yanking
jealousy and meanness. Have a day
of almost grasping
how whole you are; a finely tuned,
empty day.

 

Have a nice day of walking and circling;
a day of stalking and hunting,
of planting strange seeds and wandering in the woods.
Have a day of endearing nonsense,
of hopelessly combing your hair,
a day of yielding, of swallowing
hard, breathing more deeply,
a day of fondness for beetles
and macabre spectacles, or irreverence
about anything you want, of just
sitting and wondering.
Have a day of wondering if it's
going to help, or if it just doesn't matter;
a day of dark winds
and torrents flowing though the valley,
of diving into cool water
and gasping for breath,
a day of sudden hunger for communion.

 

Have a day where the crusts you each
were given are lost and you stumble
with your fellows
searching endlessly together.

 

 

 

from If This World Falls Apart. Lynx House Press, 2011.

 


 

 

 

A Physics
 
When you get down to it, Earth
has our own great ranges
of feeling-Rocky, Smoky, Blue-
and a heart that can melt stones.
 
The still pools fill with sky,
as if aloof, and we have eyes
for all of this-and more, for Earth's
reminding moon. We too are ruled
 
by such attractions-spun and swaddled,
rocked and lent a light. We run
our clocks on wheels, our trains
on time. But all the while we want
 
to love each other endlessly-not only for
a hundred years, not only six feet up and down.
We want the suns and moons of silver
in ourselves, not only counted coins in a cup. The whole
 
idea of love was not to fall. And neither was
the whole idea of God. We put him well
above ourselves, because we meant,
in time, to measure up.
 
~ Heather McHugh

 

 
(Hinge and Sign: Poems, 1968-1993)

 


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Stillness Speaks brings you a beautiful short film of Alan Jacobs reading Sri
Ramana Maharshi's Talk 146; Scott Kiloby discussing his Unfindable Objects
Inquiry method; Eckhart Tolle analyzing the impersonal nature of awareness;
the exquisite poetry of Chuck Surface; and Greg Goode pondering the exact
place where perception is perceived.

 

 

In this issue, we highlight new material available at StillnessSpeaks.com.

Please visit us there to explore these offerings and much more.

 

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