not so much looking for the shape
as being available
to any shape that may be
summoning itself
through me
from the self not mine but ours.
--A.R. Ammons

Blowing Open the Dusty Windows of Perception

Blowing Open the Dusty Windows of Perception

Mar 14, 2021-- "Certain places -- like where springwater falls over a slickrock ledge, sculpting the land of canyons, or where steam bubbles from dark cauldrons in Yellowstone while bison hunker nearby --have a power to radically alter my state of consciousness, such that suddenly my bodymind re-members the most expansive thoughts, ecstatic feelings, deepest mysteries, or the biggest cosmic questions of my life. It's almost as if I get something like a 'contact high' from the land." (3012 reads)


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