This blog has gained vastly increased importance to me in the past few days — a friend of mine (you know who you are!) found me again through it. I haven’t seen him in about 15 years, but judging from his pictures, he is much the same: Just as mischievous-looking as ever, and Still clearly … Continue reading chance meetings
No, I don’t mean writing here. I’m not sure I can enunciate a reason for writing in a blog, much less daily as I seem to have been doing lately. But: why write poetry? Do I think I’m as good as the other poets out there? Well, yes I do. Except for maybe Seamus Heaney … Continue reading why to write?
We were in Bloomington, Indiana this morning for the dedication of the Chamtse Long Temple by the Dalai Lama himself. No electronics here in the VIP tent where we get to be up by the stage with a table of snacks at the back. We’re in the front row too. All of the attending clergy … Continue reading the dalai lama