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Unbearable Compassion

So much loss, these many children gone

In an instant

An insane slaughter

Of life, love, potential.

Om Mani Padme Hum.

How to maintain love and compassion for all… 129 more words

Poetry

Hand Carved Mani Stones

Delivered two of my Mani Stones to Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery this week.

Very chuffed that they are stocking my work- it’s an amazing place. 46 more words

Unending (Tanka)

unending –
these fear-fueled wars
bringing you wealth –  
measured in blood and in lies
and in your gnawing hunger

Linked to Carpe Diem Haiku Shuukan #31… 303 more words

Tanka

With Clenched Fists (Senryu)

with clenched fists
angry men bare their teeth
beneath leaden skies

night has fallen –
another city glows orange
with unceasing fire

yet who is surprised?   271 more words

In Sinking Constellations / Ancient Fires (Tan Renga - Haiku)

Linked to Carpe Diem Tan Renga #60: Yozakura, where “bright autumn moon” is our inspiration.   We were asked to take his hokku and add two lines in approximately 7/7 syllables to create a two-person tanka, a tan renga. 224 more words

Haiku

Sensing Anger (Haiku)

sensing anger   
the dove holds me with its eyes –   
my jaw relaxes   

(c) Paloma
(Jen R – Blog It Or Lose It)

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Haiku

Burning negative / bad karma

Karma is, as everyone knows, is the sum of actions in this or previous birth. Karma determines the fate or destiny of a person. Negative karma brings bad fate whereas positive karma brings good luck / good fate. 499 more words

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