Echoes on Easter Island

  “Echoes on Easter Island” The silence as the clouds go rushing by *across the treeless island’s bare terrain where statues, mute, sit quiet in their clime to worship, chant yet no one hears their claim. Signs of their age show in their surface scowl as muscles strain to move their burden forth. Men grunt…

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The Heaven of Thirty-Three

(Source: Dreamstime.com   “The Heaven of Thirty-Three”   Where are the other Thirty-Two? Gone from this earth; alienated from this sod? I look within this dearth. Hear whisperings from this clod; my heart. Upon my soul is shod the Thirty-Third.   Buddhist cosmology tells of Trāyastriṃśa, or the Heaven of Thirty-Three gods, which rule over the…

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Jazzy Religion

Source: Sketch by Clint Casey. “Jazzy Religion” She red-lipped prophet-seer blaring out the word. He prays swell apple-cheeked blowing on his horn. Me soul-less entranced; their foot still in my door.

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