Continue To Crawl . . .   9 comments

mother-iv-b-w-ii-blogImage of Mother before she passed away in September, 2006 by kenne

Continue To Digest The Emptiness

The wise teach,

all things are
connected in the Universe,
and remain so throughout time –

continue to digest the emptiness.

As gatekeepers

to all things connected
we open the gates to experience,
learning to love and care for others –

continue to digest the emptiness.

The foolish

give rise to aliens,
lacking knowledge of the whole,
“. . . see the dragon in my garage” –

continue to digest the emptiness.


to understand the messages
in our fleeing experiences,
seeking to be identical with the norm –

continue to digest the emptiness.


our impermanent passing experience
is where knowledge exist,
maximizing the significance of the whole –

continue to digest the emptiness.

Unused knowledge

is not retained,
like the fruit of the tree,
decays as soon as it is ripe –

continue to digest the emptiness.

Seek not to ripen

on the tree of knowledge,
for knowledge that has crystallized
quickly loses clarity of the whole –

continue to digest the emptiness.

As our reality

is narrowed,
our ability to connect is lessened, thus
diminishing meaning and value –

continue to digest the emptiness.

Lacking actualization,

should not stop
us from crawling,

with the “struggling ant” –

continue to digest the emptiness.

Continue to crawl . . .


mother8-12-04-blog framedMother was always a walker — Image by kenne (August 2004)

9 responses to “Continue To Crawl . . .

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  1. These are two of your best images, so far, and certainly your best poem. Thanks for posting. ~ Cassy


  2. beautiful introspection and continuation of mother.


  3. So now we know where your adventure comes from. 🙂 Without a doubt if one is able walking extends the quality of life.


  4. How kind of you to show us all these images of your mother. We all have a mother, and that is a bond among among us – very sorry for your loss.


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  7. Such a beautiful post! I feel touched by her.:)


    • I feel she would be alive and still walking today,however she was functionally blind from having macular degeneration and fell and broke her hip. She had broken a hip before and was back walking in not time. While in the hospital the second time, she got a staph infection that killed her. Thanks for the comment.


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