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New Year, Old Challenges

Trying to rekindle an abandoned fire They tell me to write about a colour, Make it red, Express your feelings, Fill in the blanks, Create, That is the task, To use colour to create, But we’re not painting, Not sweeping … Continue reading

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Reflections on samsara and impermanence

I’ve written quite a bit these last couple of months. There is something about sadness which makes me reach for the pen. Not all of it has been about grief and self-absorption, I’ve been away on a meditation retreat and … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 3)

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to meditate on self-cherishing, impermanence and samsara (the life cycle) these last few weeks and I have really found refuge in the Dharma. This week’s pieces consist of a few short poems and … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 2)

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to meditate on self-cherishing, impermanence and samsara (the life cycle) these last few weeks and I have really found refuge in the Dharma. This week’s pieces consist of a few short poems and … Continue reading

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Adapting to new waters

The art of breeding perfection Adaptation, To survive we adapt, We twirl into new forms, To withstand the wind, To bounce with the buoyancy of life, Sometimes it’s painful, Shifting, The energy required to morph into these shapes, Sometimes it … Continue reading

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