Tag Archives: Buddhism

Mindful Writing Day

orange shreds and white shell shards drooping faceless Jack-o’-lantern fat squirrel looks for another victim My offering for  Mindful Writing Day, hosted by Fiona Robyn and Writing Our Way Home. There is still time to join in.  Post your stones on … Continue reading

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A Poem of Farewell

Vietnamese Zen Master Mãn Giác (1052-1096) wrote a farewell poem, Cáo Tật Thị Chúng, (Announcing an Illness) to announce his impending death. It is said that after he read out the poem to his close friends, including the king, he passed … Continue reading

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The Journey

Such a long journey, the journey to the east; ten thousand miles without a cloud. Another bookmash poem for National Poetry Month. (Let’s rename it International Poetry Month!) With gratitude to the authors: Rohinton Mistry, Hermann Hesse, and Sun Shuyun.

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