Look where your feet are planted, and bloom where you are.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. ~ Oprah Winfrey
Pastel on paper, inspired by Sylvia Gonzalez.
War settles like dust for there is no other side
when winds blow particles from Sudan
to Hiroshima to icy rivers that wild coho
struggle against to lay their bright eggs.
On the first day of the first…(more)
Thank you to the editors of Buddhist Poetry Review for first publishing this poem.