Author Archives: Pazlo

About Pazlo

Armchair Zen Master, poet, father, husband, fisherman, grandfather, brother, naturalist, son, birdwatcher, uncle, collector of old things, dog person, human.

Improvement

      It’s like Jack Nicholson said to Helen Hunt in As Good As It Gets. “You make me want to be a better person.” I can never thank you enough, dear friend.     Paz

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Gift

  The finest gift I ever received Did not come from a store. It wasn’t a thing I’d “always wanted”. Or replacement for that which I’d had before.   It came to me without wrappings. No boxes or bags, no … Continue reading

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Pinnacle

    Remember these Tiger Lilies, This thick underbrush, This hazy morning. This Pinnacle Day. -Chuy      

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Silence

  Embrace silence. Not the sorrow born of isolation, But the  Serenity born of Solitude.   -Chuy    

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Reality

  Haven’t you learned this already? Those things are not real. The trees, the rain, this trail, me. These are real. Ditch that other stuff.   -Chuy

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Waiting Game

  I watched you push your painted, half-filled heart up the hill, Place it on a staff and wave it high For all to see.   I saw you stumble when tragedy rent your days Like sails in the hurricane, … Continue reading

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The Lost Time

  It makes me want to cry, thinking of her, all those years, born and growing in the wrong place. How could we have known? As we walked our trails in sun and wind, rain and snow, light and dark. … Continue reading

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