On April 1st I shaved my head. The next question I get is, why? Here is my answer to that. Keep on keeping on my friends, these are crazy times we are all in together. Hopefully the sight of my naked noggin’ might give you a little laugh.
Say a prayer for every animal finding their resting place on a concrete grave. Constant casualties of a faster age.
Poem conspired in a forest, the only place that makes sense.
The ever rising and falling tide of pleasure. It is never far off and it is never here.
Poem #1 in my book “All One”. Collaboration with an amazing artist, Nakamura Osamu.
Poem #3 in “All One”. For all the indecisive ones out there, we will be fine.
The ghosts in Japan are many, their spirits trail you when you least expect it. Their songs tickle your ears, just when you think you are alone.
Fireworks in summer festivals define summer in Japan for me. A carefree and childish time, you forget, then you forget.
When you have nowhere else to put your feelings because the one person you want to share them with is no longer listening. Then I thank the gods for inventing the pen.
Why do I meditate? The short answer is because I want to be happy. The long answer is the same. Not just happy the emotion, that momentary high when something goes your way, but a true happiness. The happiness of staying equanimous in the face of Life, no matter what she happens to throw at …