Good morning and good day and
good good: and thank
you for your two letters and
poems.... And thank you
for the [Book of Five Rings] book
information. I shall
get it, read it, the [Miyamoto]
Musashi book. I shall
try to find it at the Bodhi tree.
The Bodhi Tree? A bookstore
in Los Angeles that has all the
that matter on every aspect of --
Well, how to describe it?
Growth? But like this: anything
want to know about contemporary
for example, the Bodhi Tree will
Oh, a marvelous place, but a
I have spent tons of money there.
Oceans of it. Most of my Rajneesh
collection comes from there.
Muktenanda. Maharshi. Thomas
I am a happy, indebted reader.
I must share one title with you:
by Stephen Levine called WHO
A probing book, a book that
its mere words, or rather: words
seek out the heart at once and
Levine is a poet, a beautiful,
man. Do find a copy of the book?
It's an Anchor book, a Doubleday
I mean if you find it
I am pleased at what you tell me
your life, about your goings on,
new experiences. I would like
to see some of your photographs.
I am not doing much photography
at the moment. I guess I am not
because I have just finished an
at UCLA, and it took my little
amount of creativity. Final
was a self-portrait. I managed
I mean I did for someone who has
native ability. I am also taking
Oh, and Nautilus: I am doing
three times a week.
But enough...let me...
say good-bye for now,
and--well, and....here, hear:
WHO AM I?
I walk in the woods.
Fly in a plane.
Leave by the back door
and run to the front,
I shake the leaves
from the tree.
I grieve that I am dead.
Who am I?
It is night,
and it is bright.
And I am here
Love, love, richard (veerendra)
[For a self-portrait by Richard
Lee, see the Ceremonial
announcing their performance at
the CSULB Graduate Studies