The difference between poetry and rhetoric is being ready to kill yourself instead of your children. I am trapped on a desert of raw gunshot wounds and a dead child dragging his shattered black face…

“We are always given plenty of warnings about the path ahead. ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’ has been repeated down the centuries to those who will not listen, exactly because it…

“For one human being to love another human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has been entrusted to us, the ultimate task, the final test and proof, the work for which all…

“When we think of meditation we need to let go of the idea that enlightenment is an altered state of consciousness that we can somehow attain.” Enlightenment is the natural state of consciousness, the innocent…