Picasso’s Poetry

whisper the shiver of hands blind without memory and so, friendly still yet sweet like the words forgotten to the tremble of lips quiet there are no surprises here rest your eyelids until they become stone rest your heart until it stops (it beats now only for itself in some secret place)   http://www.cipherjournal.com/html/picasso_poems.html

“In a life properly lived, you’re a river. You touch things lightly or deeply; you move along because life herself moves, and you can’t stop it; you can’t figure out a banal game plan applicable to all situations; you just have to go with the “beingness” of life, as Rilke would have it.” ~ Jim…

Mission

The world has been lost. Gone into the unnamed void. We drink our coffee, put on our coats and go to work and sense that something is missing, aware something is no longer there. We have changed. We have forgotten who we are. Or maybe this is just the beginning of becoming, the transformation of…

Be Visionary

The Visionary …All men should possess a ‘visionary faculty’. Men do not, because they live wrongly. They live too tensely, under too much strain, ‘getting and spending’. But this loss of the visionary faculty is not entirely man’s fault, it is partly the fault of the world he lives in, that demands that men should…

No Matter

  No matter how hard you study, if you do not become one with the art you pursue you can never truly be one with the universe and the spirit of the thing itself will always elude you. You must have extraordinary passion, patience, and self discipline to make the journey alone.   ~ Miyamoto…

    “We grow in direct proportion to the amount of chaos we can sustain and dissipate.” ~ Ilya Prigogine

Only Once …

“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that…

UNCOLLECTED, Poems By Steve Kilbey

          ‘The Time Being’ brings you ‘Uncollected’ by Steve Kilbey. A deluxe edition of his books – Earthed, Nineveh, The Ephemeron, Fruit Machine and other selected works, all in one neat and tidy volume. All copies order through us will be signed by SK. Once upon a time steve kilbey lived in Mansfield…