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Moments

The Peace of Wild Things

by Wendell Berry

When despair for the world grows in me

and I wake in the night at the least sound… 87 more words

A Rock on the Sand

A rock on the sand

is tossed by the ocean current.

Wherever it lands…..

Zen.

©BENJAMIN HOSHOUR, 2014

Poem

Facing Death

There is something Inherently noble about facing death well.

Nothing can make you feel more alive.

And there is nothing in the Universe

that can make someone feel more powerful,

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Writing

cycling as zazen

When I ride my bicycle, I am riding my bicycle. There is nothing else. I worry about neither job search nor personal finances. Whether or not I’ll get an interview and the ever-dwindling balance of my checking account are immaterial when there is a road ahead, a seat below and two wheels, front and back, with which to reel in the horizon. 1,524 more words

Cycling

Peace comes from within....

Peace comes from within, do not seek it without.

Personal

Fuckin' namaste

I’ve heard it a million times–usually from some soccer mom with a New Age fetish who within half an hour of pretending to be a zen peace goddess will be roadraging down the highway screaming curses at people who don’t drive exactly the way she wants. 1,183 more words