Featured Articles and Journals: poetry

by Joren
November 6, 2013
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July 23, 2013
Trust your wound to a Teacher's surgery.Flies collect on t
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by Joren
May 9, 2013
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May 8, 2013
A Poem: I am brave, I am braveI am willing to be braveI am sorry, I am sorryI am willing to be sorryI am willing to lookunderneath and in betweenthe covers and the kitchen cupboardknow what I mean?I love myself with whimsy and Ilove you just the...
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by Joren
May 2, 2013
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May 1, 2013
Yesterday, a friend sent me this beautiful poem by Thich Nhat Hanh.  You can read the moving intro here, where Thay, as he is affectionately known, writes about a young girl and a pirate, and how there is more to the story than the victim/...
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April 17, 2013
A few poems...TonglenBreathing in dark smokeAir purifying machineReleases us both
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April 10, 2013
Two weeks ago I wrote a post about Dharma Art, the practice of making art from a clear and vibrant mind, that may or may not reflect Buddhist concepts or experience. 
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April 9, 2013
At Blackwater Pond the tossed waters have settledafter a night of rain.I dip my cupped hands. I drinka long time. It tasteslike stone, leaves, fire. It falls coldinto my body, waking the bones. I hear themdeep inside me, whisperingoh what is that...
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by Joren
April 4, 2013
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by Joren
March 21, 2013
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by Lani
March 7, 2013
(Photo: Mari Griffin) I did not recognize you as fear Deep vibrating abyssI did not recognize you as fearI did not recognize you as fearBecause your power has the births of many stars in its belly
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by Lani
February 14, 2013
It's been a strange morning. A searching through Rumi quotes to send to loved ones in observance of Valentines. And a heartbreaking encounter made more so by the stories I've piled upon it. Simply stated, Lani's spent the bulk of this morning...
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by Joren
February 14, 2013
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by Joren
January 31, 2013
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January 23, 2013
  In addition to being the first Latino and openly gay (and the youngest) poet to read at a US President’s inauguration, Richard Blanco’s poem, “One Today,” was also a beautiful example of the themes of compassion and interdependence expressed...
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by Joren
January 17, 2013
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by Joren
January 4, 2013
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November 30, 2012
AttentionOne You direct it where you want itLike you want to cross the street so you look both waysLike you overhear a conversation about love, so you tune into it and out of jabber jabber and cars passing by AttentionBee It is pulled by phenomena...
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by Joren
November 29, 2012
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by Joren
November 22, 2012
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