Category Archives: Literature

Two creators in conversation

Alephael and Belarael ran into each other in a celestial hallway. Belarael waved and was about to simply walk on, when Alephael took him by the sleeve. “I just created a new fruit on Earth!”“Congratulations, Aleph! You certainly keep busy.”“I’m … Continue reading

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Kabir – Slander

Kabir Slander Slander! Slander! People deride me –folks truly love to smear and tarnish.Slander’s my father, slander’s my mother. If your name has been blackened, you’ll go to Vaikuntha –the true Name’s meaning will set itself in your mind. There’s … Continue reading

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Alexander Lernet-Holenia, from Mars in Aries

A quote from the novel Mars in Aries by Alexander Lernet-Holenia (Austria, 1897-1976): He did not have the impression of losing consciousness; but rather, before he came around again, he dreamed for a while, and the dream continued exactly where … Continue reading

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In search of lost time

“Everything is maya, nothing is real.”– Sri Shantibindo I opened one of my diaries from the seventies, which seemed real enough, dust & slightly musty smell and all, and read bits and pieces about things I’d done, read, seen, felt, … Continue reading

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You are the call and the answer

“You look pathetic with your fangs half-bared, preparing to moan. I get your drift anytime.”“Pathetic is not in my vocabulary. Self-image is not in my vocabulary. When I see myself in the mirror, I think it’s some other cat.”Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Far Eastern Teachings II

“I am extremely depressed these days,” the disciple said. “My girlfriend is now my former best friend’s girlfriend, and she took the cat with her as well. I have a degree in Social Sciences and a job frying hamburgers that … Continue reading

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Fate can be turned around

Romeo arrived on time So did Giulia Lives were saved & They lived happily Ever after & The relatives were told To go to hell – Niebla (© 2016) Author’s note I’ve always preferred comedy to tragedy, including Shakespeare.  So … Continue reading

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I thought of a poem

Will have to write it down. – Niebla (2015)

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The primeval haiku

What did you do to- day, my dear man? I hunted and gathered, what else! – Niebla (© 2013) So much for a healthy lifestyle and ‘health’ at Haiku Heights.

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Dream #034

And now I stare across the dirty river And I breathe the dirty air And I’m sure upon the bridge I’ll see you ‘Cos I dreamt I’d kiss you there – Tanita Tikaram It’s one of those sepia dreams, one … Continue reading

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