Category Archives: my own poetry

O Shiva, how we long for your ecstatic dance

O Shiva, how we long for your ecstatic dance; how we long for the end of our mayavic trance! All the world rotting and little but a high stench; when will the Master his fragrant grace relinquish? All the ice … Continue reading

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Ghazal #88, from Ghazals For The Friend

Lord and master, help us to shovel all our debt into a hole our creditors completely forget. We wish to be entirely free of all relation to all who so annoy us with such a fixation! The world deserves a … Continue reading

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Ghazal #15, from Ghazals For The Friend

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Mother Kali is beautiful and ferocious beyond belief

Mother Kali is beautiful and ferocious beyond belief; Approach her as a lover, and you will know soon enough! Kali is not a mother who preserves the status quo; She loves to destroy all that impedes her creative flow. Kali … Continue reading

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All I know is what I read in the bogus news

All I know is what I read in the bogus news: this world and the next belong to Zionist Jews. The jihadist will survive with bomb sewn in belly, in new-found paradise graced with petroleum jelly. Righteous Hindu will live … Continue reading

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The black snake winds around the Missouri

The black snake winds around the Missouri and chokes the Sioux Nation with misery. Black venom slithers across sacred land, but water Protectors make a last stand. Bullets and burning gas- grenades explode; Big Fist shoots water canon in bitter … Continue reading

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Ghazal #89 from Ghazals For The Friend

Drunk or smashed is all the same to our clear and sober mind; the Friend’s name opens the heart’s eye and makes it to all else blind! We swear we have no gods but fall prostrate at your pure feet: … Continue reading

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We have opened the door to our heart and let you in

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We long to drown in the loud sounding sea

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Crazy my love for the lover beyond reproach

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