Tag Archives: experience

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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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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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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Slave to the corporate Father Christmas

In the spirit of the Christmas season I have written a Christmas themed poem this week. It’s related to the darker side of Christmas, which is that of the retailer’s struggles to get people to part with their cash. It’s … Continue reading

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