Category Archives: poetry

NATURAL AWARENESS…

NATURAL AWARENESS… Ken’s poem and the quote by Rinpoche evoke in me that almost granular feel at the edge of the future… at the beginning of perception… “Awareness generally means to be “aware of some thing” — to look at … Continue reading

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The ‘am’ is where…

Ken’s poem has me thinking about what Rinpoche wrote… “Knowledge and time begin a dialogue right in our midst. How does ‘now’ imply all times? How can it be that being is ‘now’? Starting right now, I can look into … Continue reading

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VISION…

Ken’s poem seems to invite me into a vision… Similarly, as students of TSK, we are sometimes invited to practice discovering ‘knowingness’… Rinpoche writes: “The more you practice the exercise, the more you will recognize that If you go closely … Continue reading

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Skywriting Meditation…

From a ‘finity’ of moments yet another humble one… perhaps among the humblest of moments and the most fulfilling… SKYWRITING by Ken McKeon What do I have to do with the sky? It doesn’t drape me With a living curtain … Continue reading

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TIME MARKING …

Ken’s poem about going ‘blue-pendulum’, marking time with each micro-instant swing of attention… I get glimpses myself doing that too, in my own mostly clipped and disjointed way. I’m reminded of what Rinpoche writes about ‘marking time’… “[We may] see … Continue reading

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NUCLEAR TIME…

NUCLEAR TIME… In TSK we describe the ‘zero-point’ of perception as the ‘instant’ available time unfolds and we begin the process of conducting what we take as meaningful. But just prior to that zero-point, just before we begin to conduct … Continue reading

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The Past at the Edge of the Future

To know the past as happening now… “To attain this ‘knowingness’ we can begin with objects and experiences, using them to work back to the knowingness and clarity which they bear. Then, using that clarity, we can SEE ALL EXPERIENCES … Continue reading

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ANOTHER HUMBLE MOMENT…

I sit dally under my maples, luxuriating in their depth of emerald and jade, watching the birds flit through unseen spaces, squirrels scurrying from branch to branch… and I also wait with awe for the great turning… to lemon yellow … Continue reading

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SPACE WITHOUT DIRECTIONALITY…

SPACE WITHOUT DIRECTIONALITY… Ken’s poem… or playful inquiry, as always, invites me to a space… where a tentative order could cohere, where incipient structure could begin to formulate… to source, to origin… a depth where seeds of knowledge uncurl. The … Continue reading

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INQUIRY INTO THE POSITIVE

INQUIRY INTO THE POSITIVE TSK students have an opportunity to expand not only their concepts and ideas about space, they also work with exercises that gradually expand their ‘experience’ of space. This conceptual AND experiential expansion can be deeply profound. … Continue reading

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