Poetry and Song

Sharing the creative process of mine and other dreamers.

My Cup Runneth Over

My Cup Runneth Over

Written by on September 3, 2017 in KTD: The Healing Journey, Poetry and Song with 0 Comments

My cup runneth over… Divine Love, expand my cup Expand the cup of my willingness to receive Broaden my mind to ponder truth Sharpen my ears to hear your voice Awaken my eyes to see your presence Strengthen my legs to walk your path Sweeten my tongue to speak with kindness Temper my pride to […]

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In loving memory – Liu Xiaobo

In loving memory – Liu Xiaobo

Written by on July 16, 2017 in KTD: The Healing Journey, Poetry and Song with 0 Comments

  Liu Xiaobo 12/28/55 – 07/13/17 They took your body ravaged by sickness given time to grow unimpeded — “Death of a thousand cancer cells” — and burned it tossing ashes out to sea not in honor but in haste to get rid of all evidence of your voice and their crime But they do […]

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Was No One There?

Was No One There?

Written by on October 24, 2014 in KTD: The Healing Journey, Poetry and Song with 0 Comments

This poem came from a day, October 18th to be exact, when sorting through some of my journals I had glanced through them and the naivete and vulnerability of who I had been just cut through me like a knife. The day triggered me horribly — waves of grief and then depression that threatened to […]

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Keeping the Dream: China

Written by on June 4, 2012 in KTD: The Healing Journey, Poetry and Song with 2 Comments

This is dedicated to the students of Tiananmen Square, to every person who had a dream, strived for it and paid a cost so that others may live their dreams — if not now, then some time…a time only faith can see. But more, I wrote this song for the students who did not fall, […]

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In This Moment

In This Moment

In this moment, my heart soars with joy In this moment, I am washed over by tears In this moment, every laughter, every cry exists and through it all I feel Your Presence A part and Not a part I do not understand and it’s okay ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

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Do Buddhists Believe in God?

Do Buddhists Believe in God?

Do Buddhists Believe in God? I do I add to the Ocean’s joy The tiny drop of water its song its tears its story begun and ended in a flash The Ocean gives and receives The cycle recycles Each time I return I add to the Ocean’s joy ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ […]

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Mountain Moving Day

Written by on January 3, 2012 in KTD: The Healing Journey, Poetry and Song with 0 Comments

Mountain Moving Day Yosano Akiko “Mountain moving day has come”. is what I say. But no one believes it. Mountains were just sleeping for a while. Earlier they had moved with fire. But you do not have to believe it. O people! You’d better believe it! All the sleeping women move Now that they awaken. […]

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