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Behind the smiles and laughter

Them with smiles And then with smiles With laughter With joy And those with smiles With sadness With grief With abandonment With loss With chirpy buzzwords With psychobabble And them with smiles With anger With pain With remembrance With hollow … 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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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 1)

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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