Waking from drug sleep tangled night,

sahara mind extending to incognita

ripples round a fire still burning

at the back behind the ears;

flames curl over the scalp,

here and there exploding

pointlessly, above my eye

or inside the ear.

My teeth feel as if they are about to depart.

I do not have the energy to weep.

A cup of tea, English solace,

and caresses from the cat.

Is it time to take another pill yet?

I string my lament on a chain of prayer,

some steadiness

mid of the sulphurous storm,

no end in sight.

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  • thank you

  • Thinking of you this morning - sending love

  • Thank you, Vajra, Nati and Mo

  • Wishing you courage and strength to move through difficult times. May peace and love surround you as you heal.

    Love & Blessings,


  • Feeling with you and wishing you find relieve very soon, dear David.


    Namo Amida Bu

  • Feeling with you, Namo Amida Bu

    Hope pain will soon leave

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