Personal energy

a few years ago kundalini became part of my yoga practice. Dages Keats led us through a series of meditations and kriyas. Together with the kundalini breath, mantras, mudras, bandhs and asanas, one strives to unwind their inner connection toward Higher consciousness. Unlike traditional forms of yoga, this branch focuses on the liquid energy flowing […]

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quarter bar

Friday night I met Kristin and Sheila for an al fresco drink in the garden at Quarter, a watering hole in Sunset Park. My recollection of this neighborhood is filled with┬áresidential shopping essentials: bakeries, meat markets, deli, hair salon, pizzeria…apparently times are changing everywhere. In fact on the corner of 20th & 5th Ave, you’ll […]

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Broadway

Superfluous blue scarves, gargoyles gasp for one last breath, near gutted frames of stone; Druggies eat french fries The green market closing time, bassets and bacon; Exhaustion creeps in– street corner bucket percussion, Twilight water tower; Spectator denim legs in camouflage and blue: dude it’s fashion week! And have I mentioned: Love scorned on west […]

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Answers

Why haiku you say? Flash card occurrences, I retort smiling. Make it easier to remember, and to write. Snapshots of my life. Most days write/rewrite themselves. An oxymoron: Tradition vs. Now. Haiku invites choice, consideration. Words are selected with care. Emoted feelings seed, flourish, breathe then take flight. Haiku. That is why.

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