Traveler, There is No Path

Traveler, There Is No Pathby Antonio Machado Everything passes on and everything remains, But our lot is to pass on,To go on making paths,Paths across the sea.I never sought glory,Nor to leave my songIn the memory of man;I love those subtle worlds,Weightless and graceful, As bubbles of soap.I like to watch as they paint themselvesIn … Continue reading Traveler, There is No Path

The Bardo of the Heart by maria walton

(The Cocoon) In the still light summer wanes, sounds have grown softer blowing by on cooler breezes that seem to have spent more time lost at sea than their predecessors— blowing in saltier and announcing the beginning of the closing acts— the denoument of the high season. Ripe blackberries are falling off the vines under … Continue reading The Bardo of the Heart by maria walton

An Awakening Poem by maria walton

Homecoming Here,  in the hall of the eternal present all things are available to be known— All of existence is here in the fountain of emerging moments for the apprehension  of all who see the turning of the wheel and understand its emptiness As I watch the crow I realize—  We are all here together … Continue reading An Awakening Poem by maria walton

The Unnamed Shape of love by maria walton

The Unnamed Shape of Love  To place a name on This would be like yoking the divine, lashing spirit to a wooden post, or veiling the luminous beauty of a pure and open heart— Let us let it be  the mystery, as we are one in the same, mirrored particles floating through space, immeasurable in … Continue reading The Unnamed Shape of love by maria walton

L’Amuse Bouche (In the Sugarbush – A Prologue) by maria waltOn

L’Amuse Bouche (In the Sugarbush:  A Prologue) The fruits borne of the tree of analysis are flavorless, but valuable—  and sometimes beautiful, like Renoir’s “Basket of Fruit”. But it is within the womb of synthesis that luscious beauty is born— As the heart softly dawns on the horizon of experience and sees itself anew in … Continue reading L’Amuse Bouche (In the Sugarbush – A Prologue) by maria waltOn