Something of the day – seed, flower, fruit

There’s that Zen saying ‘No seed ever sees the flower’ and I’m thinking, in this season of mellow fruitfulness, about transformation, like the caterpillar and its transmogrification to butterfly. How could it ever foresee itself as the latter when living as the former? How can the crab apple seed dream itself as blossom or fruit? … More Something of the day – seed, flower, fruit

Eye of the Storm

Hello Everyone! Croeso/Welcome to my new project, ‘Eye of the Storm’. I have long been interested in running courses and days that sets writing in a ‘depth’ context. Those of you who come along to events I run at the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead – Rhwng: the Point Between events especially – will already know my … More Eye of the Storm

Mark Doty extract

When it comes to posting daily or, at least, regular ‘enrichments’, which I am starting today, here is a passage from a book I love, given to me by my good friend Linda Moss. It is Still Life with Oysters and Lemon by the poet Mark Doty. Like Linda, I love everything I have read … More Mark Doty extract