Tag Archives: dukkha

This Too Shall Pass

The lifting of the veil  She smiles, After a week of rain, She smiles, And it had been so long since I saw her eyes, Saw their colour, That I feared I had lost them in the blackness, In the … Continue reading

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To Stop Dreaming

To stop dreaming She dropped the rag, Threw in the towel, Hoisted up that white flag, Lay down a head on the pillow, Breathed out… And held it A tired sun drifts down, A smile drops, A blue sky grows … Continue reading

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Painting Loss with a Pen

Painting Loss with a Pen I’ve traded my pen for a paintbrush, Cashed in this ink for the splash of acrylic, Words have not been enough, Enough to contain the winter, The writer, Growth is change, And with change I’ve … 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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