We all hear the message
loud and so clear,
but we live in a place now
is all the difference in the world.

Hey What's Up? Eh, Nothing.

You have nothing to fear.

Oh, har har. That's a really big something, that Nothing. Add the word "only" and up the "n," and you've got the basic Truth. Nothing is pretty huge. It makes up a heck of a lot of the huge universe -- outer space has more nothing in it than stars or gas now doesn't it?

And right here on Earth too, inside of you even at your deepest cell's molecule of an atomic core -- there is an absolute abundance of nothing, all hidden in the space between protons and neutrons and electrons. Well here's the News now. That nothing in you is the same nothing out there. The nothing everywhere is all one Nothing, and nothing all at Once.

Now that's huge, I'm sorry. And something that huge is indeed scary. So yeah, you pretty much have Nothing to fear. Better do something quick.

Bags of Water: Beware

If water is the God
then angels be these trees
to oceans run
trapped so much of its body
within other prisons made
from so-called sons of God
kitchen sinks and bathtubs

The world from outer space
two labels strong on a grade school chart
one points clearly to the sea as free
the other, to pictures of treatment plants
and power station rinses.
whilst we forget
that our body's skin holds blood inside --
made of water, always two-thirds
water. In every state,
the water.

Frozen: a timeless God.
Gases in no despair just stopped.
Gaseous: so free to fly about and frolic with the stars.
Gases as they really be.
Liquid: so trapped by this thing called Man.
Gases in transition not allowed to freely crawl
and get off the ground to fly.

This Elemental
one liquid should be left Alone,
yet its vapour, its ice, can't even be
so Man must go
and let the water be.
Bags of water, the Sacred Sisters sing,
Let free your blood now in every land,
not for spilling it my brothers -- but for letting liquid go.