Song of the Blessed One: The Bhagavad-Gita, Canto 11: (13) All
O ONE past weariness a hunger same as my slavery to time O ONE felt everywhere seen nowhere GUESS OF THE BALKED SPIRIT CONVULSE denial torture of discrete integrity O ONE only dream masquerade of lingam and yoni being all being with all in all pervasion is being and being pervaded is being pervasion is the act of sustenance and maintenance masquerade of family, nation, tribe O ONE eagle paints canyon hammerhead hollows ocean I ARJUNA there is no where without You no Arjuna without a where and a when
John Timpane is the Media Editor/Writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer. His work has appeared in Sequoia, The Fox Chase Review, Cleaver, Apiary, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Philadelphia Review of Books, The Rathalla Review, Per Contra, Vocabula Review, and elsewhere. Books include (with Nancy H. Packer) Writing Worth Reading (NY: St. Martin, 1994), It Could Be Verse (Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed, 1995), (with Maureen Watts and the Poetry Center of Cal State San Francisco) Poetry for Dummies, and (with Roland Reisley) Usonia, N.Y.: Building a Community with Frank Lloyd Wright (NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000), plus a poetry chapbook, Burning Bush (Ontario, Canada: Judith Fitzgerald/Cranberry Tree, 2011). His e-mail band, Car Radio Dog, has just released its second CD, Back to the Bone. He is spouse to Maria-Christina Keller, and they are parents of Pilar and Conor.