Space

Space

There is a space out there There is a space in here  A space between us Between all the words and all the action A space of playfulness, love and strength A place where I have been A place here and now A place where I will always be Rien van Leeuwen, 18 november...
Life in a bubble

Life in a bubble

We all live in a bubble A self created story Based on our experience A story of who we are in relation to others and in relation to our deeper self Rien van Leeuwen, Carvoeiro, 2016
The deer is here

The deer is here

The spirit of the deer The deer is here A spirit known by many Strong gentle and caring For the souls of many For the soul of all A spirit strong as trees A spirit gentle as the morning breeze A spirit caring like a tropical sea No more fear The deer is here One of...
More than a broken branch

More than a broken branch

More than a broken branch More than a broken branch Or leaves falling to the ground More than the wispering of the wind And the ever changing shade More than than eyes see The heart of the  matter It is the ecosystem of a three Rien van Leeuwen, Toscane 2012 Dit...
The unthought thought

The unthought thought

In 2011 me and my wife spent some time in California. This is what I wrote while at the campus of UCSC looking over the beautiful Pacific. The unthought thought See the unseen Listen to the silence Hear the words behind the words Feel the unfelt Sense now what is...
Slowly the fire dies

Slowly the fire dies

Slowly the fire dies The last flame, the last sparkle It is all gone Even the last laugh No more gathering around the fire No more wood to feed the fire No reason to lit the fire As all fires do, It started, it spread and it slowly died It all was And that is ok What...
Clouds

Clouds

Clouds Even when clouds are around the mountain and the mountain cannot see it’s self Still others will see the mountain and it’s clouds Rien van Leeuwen, Santa cruz, 13/7/2008 Geschreven aan de kust van California
Being your Self is Beauty

Being your Self is Beauty

Experiencing your Self is like innocence Feeling your Self is oneness Loving your Self is life Knowing your Self is wisdom Being your Self is Beauty Rien van leeuwen February 2003
Inspiration

Inspiration

Inspiration Our  deepest  fear  is  not  that  we  are  inadequate Our  deepest  fear  is  that  we  are  powerful  beyond  measure It  is  our  light,  not  our  darkness,  that  most  frightens  us...