Thursday, February 28, 2008

Farewell


Going on a journey
leaving behind everything
even myself

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

:)
Emiko

east village idiot said...

I know he is still with us in spirit.

profile said...

My brother John died from cancer when I was 15. He was 21 and we were best friends. At age 54 I still cling to his memory and think of him always. You too will live the remainder of your life with your brother Michael by your side... gently, caring, smiling, and free of pain... by your side. Thank you so much for continuing this blog as it is not yet time to close the door on the life of Michael. I admire you for the love you have for your brother.
Cheers from Canada, Michael

Anonymous said...

oh! I was just told that Michael passed away....my heart goes out to his family. I have spent a nice moment looking over his photos, finding myself and many east vilalge friends among the beautiful images. I only knew Michael a short while, but I will miss his visits. It seems like he had a lot of peace though, so it is easy to imagine that he is on a great journey now. I wish him the best!
Kat

TheElementary said...

Those are stirring words and they remind me of the beauty of language and the fragility of life. So powerful.

Anonymous said...

I spoke with Sensei Rohrman last night and learned of Michael's passing. We trained together at the dojo every Friday afternoon. I am deeply saddened by the news, and my thoughts and prayers are with Michael and his family. Michael was a kind and deeply thoughtful person. He taught me a lot. Chuck

bob said...

Michael's time in Philadelphia was well spent. We were friends while he was here. We wrote letters while he was in Japan. Then he moved and we lost touch. I'm glad to know he had good friends at the end.
Bob

Anonymous said...

Good words for a Monday morning. I am reminded that the heart is always capable of renewing itself again and again, back to its undefiled state.