Articles by BKE

Concentration is a Gem II

July 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Gems: the value of hardness—something to bear in mind.   Also, having light inside There are people gems Cat gems and dog gems: It’s the light inside   [...]

Concentration Is a Gem I

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

A pearl beyond price, and… mostly beyond reach too. The Chinese word yu means both “jade” and “precious stone.”  In ancient China, only the first wife could [...]


March 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

I love books and I see them everywhere I go, much more often than hawks. I also love gems and stones, but until I finish a little piece about them, I am borrowing like a [...]

Hawk III

February 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Frosted over with power What is the weight of death What’s the weight of life Who knows, except that both get lighter— When a hawk circles over. Another close friend just [...]

Hawks II

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hawks’ meaty thighs, pantaloons, beaks, the sharp eyes indented so sharply under their hawk brows– and those talons: what an over-glory of perfection.   The [...]

Hawk I

January 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Pray not to Heaven For Heavenly bird Or Heaven may take you At your word. — Stevie Smith Hawks do not slink, cower, praise God, reminisce, forgive, pray, or worry. Hawks [...]