Huh?

image by Christian Wig

row row row the boat

I listened at the bankless river
that no longer flows
for the definition of nothing

is it?
everything always at once?
the force that keeps the stars apart?
the moment between inhale exhale?
the time between the lub the dub?

does it reside/not reside?
in the where
before being born?
in the where
after the after

is it as subtle as a head butt?
the daily churn of ordinary comforts?
the cooing of cellphones?
the blinking of alarms?
the brushy touch of a disinterred future?

row row row the boat
gently down the stream
throw the buddha overboard
this is simply a dream

someone’s one hand will always clap
for the dogs with and without buddha nature
who bark in sanskrit while unquantifiable angels
dance (probably the lambada) on heads of pins

merrily
merrily
merrily
merrily

in solitary transit
afloat in the siftings of chance
ballasted by the unanswerable

row row row
row row row

in the nothing there is nowhere to go

by Les Bernstein, author of the newly released book Amid the Din. It is available on Amazon.

Total
0
Shares

Shrapnel Looking For Laughter

Poem by

tomorrow

Video with

A video from Palestenian music

Magic Died When Art and Science Split

Article by

Renée Bergland’s 3 greatest revelations while writing Natural Magic: Emily Dickinson, Charles Darwin, and the Dawn of Modern Science

A Female Cry

Poem by

A poem from imprisoned Palestinian poet

Summons

Poem by

Last night I dreamed / ten thousand grandmothers / from the twelve hundred corners of /the earth walked out into the gap

Bala Jumhour Music Session

Video with

unforgettable musical experience with Maysa Daw and Jebus on Bala Jumhour sessions

The Furnace of the Beloved

Poem by

It emerges from the Womb with you

Catching My Breath

Poem by

luminous work woven with yellow threads of sunshine and impermanence

Support SAND with a Donation

Science and Nonduality is a nonprofit organization. Your donation goes towards the development of our vision and the growth of our community.
Thank you for your support!