November 9, 2019

Published November 9, 2019 on the Ancient Paths Facebook page.

Windblown, rain-born, mothers with children,
their aged parents, arm-hung, basket-carrie...

November 4, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on November 2, 2019.

Saul mounted the horse with his band of men
Strong-minded in his mission of conquest
...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on January 6, 2019.

Did they camel-caravan
together from the slopes of Iran,
and navigate by two-out-of-th...

October 30, 2019

Published on January 12, 2019 on the Ancient Paths Facebook page.

A butterfly floated
face down
in the warm pool.
So I lifted it up,
out of the water
t...

October 30, 2019

Published January 19, 2019 on the Ancient Paths Facebook page.

Addie Jones told how she grew up on a farm in Texas—“Dirt poor even before the Depressio...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on January 26, 2019. 

The hermit said,
“I have no need of hacksaws,
files, dynamite, or chisels, to break...

October 30, 2019

Published on February 2, 2019 on the Ancient Paths Facebook page.

Last night I walked the autumn woods alone
in darkness. The fallen leaves along the t...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on February 9, 2019.

"To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven" (Eccl...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Faceboo page on February 16, 2019.

My metrical sin never goes away,
Though I try to measure all that I say.
See that spo...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on February 23, 2019. 

We walk with hands swinging at our sides
hair in varying degrees of tidiness.
Our f...

October 30, 2019

Published on the Ancient Paths Facebook page on March 2, 2019. 

Who will take the box
With my ashes? Dry and white,
It is last of eight.


The Buddhist l...