Notes on Homecoming

The silent dynasty of the heart—speaks.

The hearing aid for humans is devotion.

The heart of devotion is pure and simple listening.

The silent dynasty of the heart—


Swimming in the heavens of

my own seawater. The fish of

my own belly. God’s laughter like

sun drops. Warm raindrops like

love. Being—and being within

stretching out in the house of

Love, kissing the ground, mouth

on the ground, kiss,



Thank you God for you.

Thank you God for me.

Thank you God for all you have given,

and for all you have taken.