On the Theme of IS

Exploring the multiple facets of "IS"

This word "IS"

This word "is" keeps me awake looking past somewhere which is to the left of nowhere in the middle of nothing filled with something.

The Buddha's Reply

The second poem in the "IS" series

Achilles’ Rising

Achilles’ Rising There can be no unknowing of this is Since this is that that must be is. Scavengers of is are we; In dust and ash scrabbling to see...

the uncertainty principle

when i left the house this morning you were there. now returned, at the door, I’m afraid to open.
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Time

continuing the exploration of IS
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A walk through Cricklewood Broadway

taking a leisurely walk up the Broadway.
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Split Atoms and Broken Suns

woke up to find the sun hidden behind thick cloud and lightning playing on the horizon
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The contagion that killed the fisherman's wife

(this is my translation from the Arabic of AMM’s poem published 2018, and which forms part of a bigger narrative work looking at the transference of guilt and sin, and our relationship to death.)
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Sketches

Some observations on the streams of humanity passing by
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DIY

there are things which cannot and should not be fixed
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My father was

an attempt to understand why my father was as he was
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Abundance

the capability to share makes us human
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Welsh Rarebit

memory of happiness
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Moving on

memories are all good and fine, but that's all they should be, the future waits.
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The Syllables of The Other

Before the first word a moment, within that moment all moments, and within those moments the collective hymns for each world and each instant of...
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Eight weeks into lockdown

a retrospective
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Owl Down

We found a dead owl on our morning walk.
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(This Life) Part 1: Dog Treats

Contemplations ....
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(This Life) Part 2: Webs

walks with my dogs