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Sunlight: Waking up

  Present The apple tree whispers in the sunlight, The pigeons coo and play, The house rests quiet and motionless, Another cool summer’s day.   Hope A little sad child sat down cross-legged, And opened a shining yellow box, Sunlight … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 4)

Broken cuckoo clock   My mind fears that it might forget, Every smile, Every tear, Every playful game, All the idiosyncrasies which make you, And so it replays every moment to me, In blinding detail I try desperately to conjure … 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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It is under the greatest adversity…

O what a week! These last few weeks have been crazy-hectic. I’ve been riding the waves of blue a few weeks ago and dealing with many of the ups and down of human life; which has proved to be a … Continue reading

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~Reflections from an aspiring Buddha~

It was sangha day on Sunday and I attended a talk given by a Buddhist nun, attended by just over 300 people. It was an incredible talk about happiness, which touched on some deep Buddhist concepts, which though I’ve been … Continue reading

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