Jay Ramsay

In The End, The Beginning By Jay Ramsay

In The End, The Beginning By Jay Ramsay

In the End, The Beginning by Jay Ramsay There is something in the end there is no avoiding That is more present than breath, than self, than distraction More present than this moment? Yes, even that — Even than all those birds perched high in the Tree of Heaven That broke into all your wonderi... »

I Saw A Great Light Come Down Over London By Jay Ramsay

I Saw A Great Light Come Down Over London By Jay Ramsay

I saw a great light come down over London by Jay Ramsay I saw a great light come down over London, And buildings and cars and people were still They were held wherever they were under the sky’s Clear humming radiance as it descended — Everywhere, in shops, behind desks and on trains Ever... »

Infinity And Beyond By Jay Ramsay

Infinity And Beyond By Jay Ramsay

Infinity and Beyond by Jay Ramsay for Esteban Antonio 1. Love Is We can go there because we love, and because love is all there is between us an invisible sweetness held between our hearts elastic as the day deep-delving as our nights allowing each other to be letting us have what we need together a... »

For The Children (From In The Unknown) By Jay Ramsay

For The Children (From In The Unknown) By Jay Ramsay

For the Children (from In the Unknown) by Jay Ramsay Pavement side, a mother and child and a poet’s footsteps exactly coincide: she’s saying to him ‘birds live in trees, and squirrels…’ as we pass, and I can’t resist ‘…and poets’, I add, as her s... »

In The Aber Valley By Jay Ramsay

In The Aber Valley By Jay Ramsay

In the Aber Valley by Jay Ramsay for Eileen The first sight of the houses that are there and not there among the low stunted trees in spring leaf in the high wild bowl of this mountain valley in the sunlight, and behind the light. ‘You can almost see them’, you say, and you’re righ... »

Sadhu By Jay Ramsay

Sadhu By Jay Ramsay

Sadhu by Jay Ramsay sat chit ananda=being, consciousness, bliss The way you explain it is this If I am not my name, who am I ? If I am not my country either… my religion… or even my gender, who am I ? Sat chit ananda: being consciousness, I can only be what is real, being beyond time rea... »

Traveller, Stop A Moment (From Anamnesis) By Jay Ramsay

Traveller, Stop A Moment (From Anamnesis) By Jay Ramsay

Traveller, stop a moment (from Anamnesis) by Jay Ramsay Traveller: stop a moment. It is time to stop time, to step inside. Come into this house of quiet and let it take your mind. Can you ? The hardest thing. To stop thinking. So you can start really seeing and enter the silent mind that waits in th... »

St. Ives By Jay Ramsay

St. Ives By Jay Ramsay

St. Ives by Jay Ramsay The swing and swish of the waves breaking in, the sea like the planet breathing in our sleep each suck, hiss, and pause of drawing back… as I breathe, or don’t breathe, and want to be as it as deeply with you in my arms, in your arms Mother of the Sea. Mother who g... »

Beginning By Jay Ramsay

Beginning By Jay Ramsay

Beginning by Jay Ramsay Leros, Greece Doing nothing about this Or the day, or the time. I don’t know and I don’t know Lying back with the light behind my eyes Watching the mind stop– Watching my watch stop, Letting it all stop, Letting it go. Thought-free, as the light is As I drop... »

Blessed Unrest By Jay Ramsay

Blessed Unrest By Jay Ramsay

Blessed Unrest by Jay Ramsay Follow your bliss ? Follow your heartbreak’ – Andrew Harvey The geese are gathering above the Findhorn shoreline their wild entwined cries, a cacophony of threads late at night and in the dark before the dawn; harbingers. And to the shots that greet them from... »

At Fintry House By Jay Ramsay

At Fintry House By Jay Ramsay

At Fintry House by Jay Ramsay In the light that is home always and forever, wherever we are– this place of returning this is heavenly and earthly at once, like us– sitting between these pillars at the garden’s edge that is the temple of this house. And the garden spreading expandin... »

By Loch Arrow By Jay Ramsay

By Loch Arrow By Jay Ramsay

By Loch Arrow by Jay Ramsay Reed beds in the misty morning water, islanded trees still in their full-leaved silhouette and something in us that knows this silence that is only made of natural sound… birds flying from the lane, cows at the grass, something in us knows wherever we are in the hus... »

After Rumi By Jay Ramsay

After Rumi By Jay Ramsay

After Rumi by Jay Ramsay Of course we tell each other everything, That’s what lovers are supposed to do. Can we make a blossoming With only one pair of hands? The pearl we are has to be cracked open, Before it becomes a pearl. Don’t fear your mouth There’s nothing to lose, Only the... »