Author Archive | Jonathon Lipsin

For Jeremy

a poem to my son If you need me I am here if you don’t need me I am here if you go far away I am here wherever you are I am here that is all you have to know everything else is details…

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Jerusalem Morning

Jerusalem Morning by Jonathon Lipsin Jerusalem morning i awake at first hint of light very aware this has been the dream of millions to wake and hear a bird sing in the Jerusalem morning free……. There is society with i’ts rules and then there are us the ones who listen to another song a poem […]

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Once a Soldier

I was Once a Soldier …..by Jonathon LipsinI was once a soldier in Jerusalem and i stood before the Wall with my gun and prayed I would make it out alive and now so many years later i stand before the Wall no gun but a book of poetry praying let me live with purpose […]

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the game

The Game by Jonathon Lipsin The sum of a man’s life the final reckoning his sorrows his regrets as he faces that sunset he lets go of all the chains and surrenders to the moment because that is all there is he is mighty in that moment for the first time he faces love fully […]

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Old poem

So ironic,was going through old papers and found this kinda poem written when i was 17 years old in Jenner ,California where i was this afternoon,not far from where i live.I wrote this down as i was hitch hiking through the town .Here it is so many years later.I wrote this in 1971…..omig Jenner by […]

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waves

waves November 8, 2013 at 5:55am Sometimes the days are like waves on the ocean they go up and down and we seem helpless as we bob along giving in to emotions as we cling to the past or fear of what may be and sometimes the days are like clear pellucid mirrors of calm […]

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things that make me smile

Things That Make me Smile your smile good friend a walk on the beach the farmers market a warm house on a cold day a long cold hike and a coffee at the end sunset at the coast horses a Facebook friend checking in being held at 3 am being acknowledged birthday greetings reading a […]

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Shedding

The Shedding by Jonathon Lipsin t’s ok this shedding of people and things that just don’t fit in . yesterday i went through my clothes and threw out many that don’t have meaning or are of another time . Best to wear clothes that speak to you. Go where you are celebrated not where you […]

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