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Another Han-shan inspired poem -- this one about deadlines, stress, and mind

Jesus, I’m behind on everything
My mind doesn’t know where to dart
Even when it stands still it vibrates
Like a terrified kid playing hide- 19 more words

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An End of Year Poem About Failure -- after Han-Shan, of course

End-of-year mind totes up the failures:
All the didn’t-do’s — or did-badly.
The errors of judgement, the dearth
Of nerve, the not doing, the not loving… 24 more words

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A Rainy-Day Mind Poem inspired by Han-Shan

The rains have come to Cold Mountain.
Skinflints, we won’t turn on the heat.
We sneeze into our mufflers
Shuffling around the kitchen in thick socks. 28 more words

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Something Wonderful

As we relax and renew ourselves, a lovely moment of peace to ponder:

Spring water is pure in an emerald stream

moonlight is white on Cold Mountain

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Another Poem Inspired by Han-Shan

I’M HAPPY WITH MY WAY OF LIFE

I’m happy with my life, mostly
Steep hill, cracked driveway, yard overgrown.
My shifting moods are mostly subdued; 72 more words

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