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In loving memory – Liu Xiaobo

In loving memory – Liu Xiaobo

Written by on July 16, 2017 in Tea and Conversation 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 Tea and Conversation 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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In This Moment

In This Moment

Written by on May 5, 2012 in Tea and Conversation with 0 Comments

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?

Written by on May 4, 2012 in Tea and Conversation with 3 Comments

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 Tea and Conversation 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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Thoughts

Written by on November 10, 2007 in Tea and Conversation with 0 Comments

Gentle rain — gray skies my thoughts are like the day it is not so bad

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setting

Written by on October 20, 2007 in Tea and Conversation with 0 Comments

sun setting orange across the horizon my eyes watching lingering on distant light missing you ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ (wrote this for my sister)

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9/11

Written by on September 11, 2007 in Tea and Conversation with 0 Comments

Until every heart is filled with peace and every life touched with grace, I hold a candle of remembrance for you and for everyone involved in any way. May God send compassion on us all.

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