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Swimming in an ever changing world

A few haiku about impermanence.   Rainbow weather Half expecting snow, Because sunshine welcomes rain, What season is it?   Earthing Stepping onto ground, The earth welcomes me back home, Ready to try again.   Spring time aromatherapy Geranium flows, … Continue reading

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Training the Stuck Mind

Stuck in time We talk forever of round in circles, Everything spirals, There is no control, Just fantasy, We don’t even govern the speed, Or direction, This ‘life’ of ours flows on, In chaos, We talk of forever, We talk … Continue reading

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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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