Don't search for it,  stillness I mean.  Let it find you  and when it does,  Rain will feel like rain  and cloth holds all the  mysteries  of the moment.....      cloth of stillness 0 by kien chu   1.13.2014    ©   cloth of stillness by kien chu. All rights reserved.     listen           purchase   

Don't search for it,

stillness I mean.

Let it find you

and when it does,

Rain will feel like rain

and cloth holds all the

mysteries

of the moment.....

 

cloth of stillness 0 by kien chu 1.13.2014

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now

now

I live in what is call a moment,

but rarely am I there.

This place call " Now " is not more dignified 

nor divine

than my regrets and longings,

hopes and fears.

Let whatever takes me, hold me and let me go

into where the waves, the tears and time

are no longer bounded by these

seams of identities... 

 

cloth of stillness 1 by kien chu 1.14.2014

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a still heart

a still heart

 

If there's a peace without calamity and a love that hasn't touch hate, then tell the stars and all the wisdom of the ages that their light is incomplete.

 

Let me follow the path where trust and betrayal, God and Lucifer, Buddha\Mara weave their differences into a cloth that will still my heart.

 

cloth of stillness 2 by kien chu 1.17.2014

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resolve

resolve

I stand between fear, death and love.

Whether I fall to my failures or ascend to some mythical heavens,

it is here within these limits of hand and heart

needle and resolve that I may stitch

all the brokenness into something like the wind.

 

cloth of stillness 3 by kien chu 1.15.2014

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warmth

warmth

 

One moment it is like this, 

next day it is like that.

 

Tell me, where else can I lay

this restlessness but on the wool of your chest

and the warmth of its

mortality.

 

cloth of stillness 4 by kien chu 1.16.2014

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remembrance

remembrance

Tell me what you hear when you speak to space?

Tell me what you see when your eyes are closed to the wind?

Tell me what you smell when light caresses?

Tell me what is the texture of poetry on your tongue?

Tell me what touches you when morning dew still slumbers?

Tell me what you know when silk waterfalls down your back?

And tell me... where else to look for love when it is not to be found in conceptions, rejection nor desire but in the silences of remembrance....

 

cloth of stillness 5 by kien chu 1.20.2014

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Transparencies

Transparencies

I know it’s there forgotten but not gone. 

It is what's here and always,

inside and between,

the me and yous,

past and future,

love and lost.

Don’t call it anything or spiritualized it to some philosophical grandeur.

It’s letting whatever touches linger….flowering into radiance and then dissipates like threads of transparencies and wonder.

 

cloth of stillness 6 ( transparencies) by kien chu 1.22.2014

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Sojourn

Sojourn

 

 

What will I make of a love that's mortal and fading?

This is all that I can know as a matter of fact but it isn't to disregard the interdependencies between the veil of things.

I want to know life on its last breath and where the edges of space can teach me about infinity boundless.

From here and there, selvage to selvage; my life is liken to this cloth and with each yarn, stitch and tear I discover the miracle of all things earthy, imperfect and strangely complete...

 

cloth of stillness 7 ( Sojourn) by kien chu 2.1.2014

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Nature

Nature

After the bliss, the lonely road...

How many more seasons and sunsets till I come home to where snow melts into heartache

and Clothos stops spinning another fate?

I can endure the grace of the seasons but when will Gaia reveal the secrets of her storms and shadows?

The day and nights are water coloring into a dance of blurry distinction while I'm teased with only permissions to observe and knowing at best...

We are all and nothing but flowing in stillness and at times,
aware of the wings and water...

 

cloth of stillness 8 (Nature) by kien chu 2.9.2014

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To Love

To Love

There is a way into this that requires little of you but will accept nothing other than you nor less of it..

Hear it calling; at the first ray of light, the morning dove sings the only song it knows. It is the voice from some heart beating that announces, "I'm here. "

To love is to listen with all your faculties until intimacies decide whether the distance between us is only here.

It does not matter on this day or any day whether one is alone or held, young or old, hopeful or desperate...

All is the song of love and its echo returned...

 

cloth of stillness 9 ( To Love) by kien chu 2.14.2014

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Joy

Joy

Begins with opening and ends into gratitude

for this and that, a breath and the breather of air

for which all the bees finds their flight

to kiss flowers that always smiles even when closed and bowing

to whatever soil parents these petals that grounds the dying's flesh

to nourished another light shimmering in your eyes......

 

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