the gypsies' journey...

we all are gypsies of a sort wandering traveling through this life other lives space and time here there and yon on roads less traveled - following the path of the sun and the trail of the stars to worlds known and unknown from yesterday and today into tomorrow -

this is a written and visual journal of my own travels - imagined and/or real -
imagined and/or real - a STREAMOFCONSCIOUSNESS telling of my own personal thoughts feelings experiences - interspersed with words and images of others - with things defined by most as PARAnormal which - for me - all my life - have been PERFECTLYnormal -

SO come along with me and we'll dance among the stars under the sun and over the moon - we'll share our stories around the campfire - together -

THE GYPSYWOMANWORLD

My photo
A...WOMAN IN MOTION WITH HAIR AS DARK AS NIGHT HER EYES WERE LIKE THAT OF A CAT IN THE DARK... SHE WAS A GYPSYWOMAN... she danced round and round... from the fire her face was all aglow... she was dancing... dancing... waiting for the RISING SUN... loving caring relationships are like THE RISING SUN...we are nourished by their warmth...we are energized by their strength...we grow in their light...we find shelter and solace there...they are our sanctuary... born in the sign of the sun, i am a true LEO-love the sun and its hot orange red fire-passionate in and about everything i do-i believe in instant chemistry charisma love/lust at first sight-in the magic of the eyes and the beauty of the soul-in the instant recognition familiarity in meeting someone from a past life and in the knowledge that we might meet in a future life-i believe that we are each ageless and flawless-i believe in the beauty of the moment-the whisper of yesterday-the hope of tomorrow-the power of forgiveness for even ourselves-the absolute and total beauty of love---[credit to brian hyland and curtis mayfield]

Saturday, January 23, 2010

grasping as is...



It is far better 
to grasp the universe 
as it really is 
than to persist 
in delusion
however 
satisfying and reassuring.

10 comments:

steve said...

Your poetry is very alive and I find you very interesting and unique, also wonderfully intriguing. You write so eloquently
and as I read I catch myself just entranced and reading on and on and on. Very..very enlightening and soulful....and I feel as I am reading that if we all could dwelve deeper into ourselves we would see what is really out there and how to use those little voices and thoughts finding out what we were too afraid to confront.

Natalie said...

Yes, I agree Jenean, but sometimes it can be oh, so scary to do that.
It takes courage to be aware AND compassionate at the same time. xx♥

Trish and Rob MacGregor said...

An eye-popping image! And love the message, as always.

GYPSYWOMAN said...

steve - thank you for such a lovely comment - i very much appreciate your stopping by and leaving such a thoughtful message -

"if we all could dwelve deeper into ourselves we would see what is really out there and how to use those little voices and thoughts finding out what we were too afraid to confront"

the thing is, we CAN all delve deeper into ourselves to see what is really IN there - that's the part most feared, i think - the going INside -

and i'm curious, steve, as to why one chooses to communicate under the cloak of anonymity?

GYPSYWOMAN said...

hi natalie - yes, our friend courage! a true friend, one which we never have to be without - for she lives within!

GYPSYWOMAN said...

i absolutely love this image too, trish!! speaks volumes, doesn't it?

Christine Robinson said...

Hello there, Jenean.
You write very compellingly with so much soul, and I've enjoyed the combination of art and words.

This particular piece touched a nerve as I've come to the conclusion (rather too late in life, I think) that persisting in delusion is a bad idea. My feeling is that this has been my greatest weakness in life, and the universe has taken steps to hit me over the head with that in the last few years. I think I'm finally "getting it."

I used to think I was wise, but I've come to realize that we have our blind spots. I think we try to show ourselves our own weaknesses through our works of creativity. And sometimes those reading/watching our works know us better than we know ourselves.

You are prolific and daring. I really enjoy your blogs.

Christine

GYPSYWOMAN said...

dear christine - i've just left your site and have left there breathless - a beautifully poignant and tragic story of your brother - so remindful of my own brother and his very early death - the parallels of their lives are more than ironic - in any event, i do know only too well what you mean about the weakness in us in our continuing to dwell in the world of delusion -

thank you so much for coming by and taking the time to leave such a compelling and thought-provoking message for which i am truly grateful! and i hope you will come again, here and to my other blogs, often, should you be so inclined!

have a glorious day!!!

linda said...

isn't this man's art (assuming it is his art) amazing?? as always, dear jenean, a wonderfully personal yet universal message...i would assume, given the tag, that sagan said it but am not sure as it does not sound like him...did he? xoxo

GYPSYWOMAN said...

yes, i love this kind of graphic art - perfect for this post i thought - and sagan, yep - sagan! so glad to have you over this way!