This two months old page has interested a few who looked for it and found it. I reblog it now for ready availability to all who might be interested.
‘In a minute, in a second,’ he thought.
The ascent stopped. And stone among the stones,
he returned to the joy of his heart,
to the truth of the motionless worlds.
It’s seems impossible to broach the topic of Death without causing an avalanche of reactions springing from distaste for the subject, especially if it is one’s own and, naturally, shared with people who are close to us. The horror or sense of loss is palpable in the way we go somber, discourage with disinterest or wish to shut the matter there and then.
But matters of death, and life, do not disappear by wishing away. They are there, as sure and stark as the afternoon sun blasting its heat through gaps in the drapes over our window. And, while I look on the creamy glow with the cheer it raises in my heart, I find myself contemplating
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