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Embracing the Yin in Costa Rica

I developed a strong dislike of Chinese philosophy in early high school, the first time that the well-known yin-yang diagram was explained to me. I’m sure that different words were used, but what I remember being told was that the dark sort of fish looking thing represented the female. 723 more words

Chinese

"Grey"

“Not everything is black,
Which means not everything can be white.
Sometimes a mysteriously grey area,
Is where humanity discovers its’ delight.

Truth be told things shouldn’t be this way. 25 more words

Poetry

Balance

Last week, in search of some writing inspiration, I went out to a certain spot at the lake where I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years.   355 more words

Life is GOOD

My friend and I were laying out on the rocks, our bodies half emerged in creek water. We weren’t speaking, and I had my arms wrapped tightly around my face, completely shutting out the sunlight. 549 more words

Personal

Park

In the summertime when the leaves are green, a grand piano sits in the park and plays Rachmaninoff at a man’s behest. In between sets the man takes a swig of water, waits for the roaring applause to decrescendo, and offers the same three words every time, without fail. 905 more words

Yin-Yang

If we never experience the chill of a dark winter night, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day.

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"Glory"

“To accept mediocre,
Is to realize the end.
Accomplishing your dreams,
is the minds best friend.

Do you bask in the struggle,
Make the best of your situation? 11 more words

Poetry