Andrew Colliver

A Day of Light

A Day of Light

A Day of Light Rainclouds press the sea’s horizon, moist fingerprints on the curtain of dawn. To the west, hunched shoulders of mountains barely visible through the cloak of gathered mist. This could be a day given to darkness and the ghosts of regret stalking time across this shadowed landsca... »

This Soul By Andrew Colliver

This Soul By Andrew Colliver

This Soul by Andrew Colliver Says Abu Sa’id Ibn Abi’l-Khayr: These souls know one another by smell, like horses. This is how I listen now: leaning in to hear a resonance that swells into the soundless. This is how I look now: with eyes wide for a line that curves in to touch the infinite... »

Nocturne By Andrew Colliver

Nocturne By Andrew Colliver

Nocturne by Andrew Colliver You are woken in the night by something that cannot speak in daylight, that has no purchase in the hard currency of your life. Outside is the shallow well of a sleeping town; electric lights peek faintly into black space, and the lithe ghost of the dark slips into the onl... »

The Further You Go By Andrew Colliver

The Further You Go By Andrew Colliver

The Further You Go by Andrew Colliver Mercy, there have been revelations. Grace, there has been realisation. Still, you must travel the path of time and circumstance. The further you go, the more it comes back to paying attention. The rough skin of the tallowwood, the trade routes of lorikeets, a sk... »

When The World Comes Clear By Andrew Colliver

When The World Comes Clear By Andrew Colliver

When the World Comes Clear by Andrew Colliver When the world comes clear, changeless in its changing and everywhere revealed, the sun might be lighting a rendered wall inscribed by winter tree’s shadow; when the world comes clear light might seem to shift to show a morning free of any other ti... »

This Is Not Self Improvement, This Is Self Erasure By Andrew Colliver

This Is Not Self Improvement, This Is Self Erasure By Andrew Colliver

This Is Not Self Improvement, This Is Self Erasure by Andrew Colliver This is not a new thought system — this is the infiltration of the dark. This is not another regimen of mind — this is the vast non-negotiable doing its work. This is not another way to think — this is No Mind de... »

Good Medicine By Andrew Colliver

Good Medicine By Andrew Colliver

Good Medicine by Andrew Colliver Unbelief is good medicine, undoing belief better: all beings free to leave their being and enter silence. The nameless tree with its forest of green, the endless expanse called sky, beaks and feathered wings with their urgent conversations; all around, the light that... »

Come By Andrew Colliver

Come By Andrew Colliver

Come by Andrew Colliver Every day I am astonished by how little I know, and discouraged, obedient as I am to the demand to know more — always more. But then there is the slow seep of light from the day, and I look to the west where the hills are darkening, setting their shoulders to the night,... »