Tag Archives: life

Don’t perpetuate



Don’t perpetuate



if there was only one song this would be it



the song of my own pilgrim soul

 blessed alone in night

occasioned by mystic lovers

daring  mortal life against all comers

may all who journey….


Yes, Really

Practice can be stated very simply. It is moving from a life of hurting myself and others to a life of not hurting myself and others. That seems so simple–except when we substitute for real practice some idea that we should be different or better than we are, or that our lives should be different from the way they are. When we substitute our ideas about what should be (such notions as “I should not be angry or confused or unwilling”) for our life as it truly is, then we’re off base and our practice is barren.
— Charlotte Joko Beck, in
Everyday Zen




Re: Poets

“He repeated until his dying day that there was no one with more common sense, no stone cutter more obstinate, no manager more lucid or dangerous, than a poet.”
                                                              ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez




An unexamined life is schizophrenic

( dellusionary, illusionary, suffering, ignorance)

the symptom of which is ego DSC_6223


Your life is trying to tell you something – listen



Matters of Life and Death by Marietta Calvanico

great great piece of work



Matters of Life and Death by Marietta Calvanico.

there is a way

for tedra l plane


as everything is in this life

we shared slapstick

and manic




and still all those questions never to be answered

now knowing this

something quiet

peace descends

a lacy feel of breath

not deep

not in or out




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