Warning: session_start(): Failed to read session data: user (path: /tmp) in /home/sharonth/public_html/include/common.inc.php on line 149
2a. Recent Smaller Abstract | Sharon Thompson

The instinctive feeling that there is indeed some kind of spirit that rolls through all things, some fearsome memory in stones, in wind, in the lives of birds---.

Tim Winton, Australian novelist, from Dirt Music, p 329

It is not cold ashes.
It is not a dead tree.
It is hundreds of flowers in colourful bloom.

Joshu, 9th century Chinese Zen master