This short poem - Wordsworth's ode to a rainbow - is a simple and direct expression of awe and manifestation of 'beginner's mind.'
Babak Ganjei is a London-based artist, musician, comic book writer and radio show host. The poetry he writes can be found on his website. An adept of blackout poetry - for which he has used books by Jeremy Clarkson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump, Babak also writes his own original verse like this brilliant homage to… Continue reading Babak Ganjei – Don’t Interrupt the Adults
Can we detect a guiding filament in our lives, like Ariadne's thread that led Theseus out of the labyrinth? Is there a constant that runs through this perpetually-changing existence that pulls us this way and that? What is the nature of that thread and where did it come from? Denise Levertov wonders at its origins in… Continue reading Following the Thread, Finer Than a Cobweb – Denise Levertov
'The Journey' was written for a friend of the poet's undergoing a difficult time at the end of a relationship. Watching the black silhouettes of geese inscribing lines across the sky, he muses that a departure in the dying light is actually also an arrival. The Journey Above the mountains the geese turn into… Continue reading David Whyte’s The Journey