Tag Archives: death

Marking Autumn

The season of death The days are specked with amber, Golden stars line the ground, The birds no longer flock here, But their infants play amongst this autumn hue, The songs of spring have faded, To be replaced with winds … Continue reading

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Nothing Gold can Stay

Mourning the Sunlight   Wasp on the carpet, Crying, confused insect, Trying to make this place your home, These alien objects, This artificial light, It shines like the sun, But it isn’t even half as bright, Perhaps this new place … Continue reading

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Our Samsara

  Overstretching All gently moving, Tadpoles fly free from the pond, A leap to certain.   It’s hard to write about beauty Numb reality, Lost my sense of mindfulness, Nothing moves me here

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Living for this life and the next

Reflections on rebirth   Mind, A baby blackbird, In our nest, The body, These twigs, This perfect rubble, Of familiarity, The smell, The touch, This is us, Is it not? This yellowing cocoon, Each day the sun scorches, The sky … Continue reading

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Growing through Grief

  Picking up the cutlery In rage we threw everything, Forgot that we’d have to make it perfect, Forgot that all would have to be replaced, They lie there faceless, Open mouths with no breath to protest, In rage we … Continue reading

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