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A bag full of dirt spoke to the gravel,

Thus the gravel only grumbled,

when the road of mud kept its mouth shut.

A passing tumbleweed slew some hushed dirt, 33 more words


Zen before Zen

I think AA Milne was tapped into Zen before Zen was a Western thing. His writing is simple and profound at the same time. It reminds me of Rumi who was a 13th-century Sufi mystic and William Blake, the English poet and artist. 86 more words


The Tyger

The Tyger is a highly symbolic poem based on Blake’s personal philosophy of spiritual and intellectual revolution by individuals. The speaker in the poem is puzzled at the sight of a tiger in the night, and he asks it a series of questions about its fierce appearance and about the creator who made it. 4,723 more words

Noticeable Progress in My Yoga Practice!

First, I’ve been getting some thoughtful and helpful feedback about these blog posts from other yoga students — and folks in general — so I wanted to say THANK YOU for every time you take a moment to tell me what you liked and what more you want to read. 343 more words


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Show me the life of that wife,

how life was loved,

why enmity was shown,

and did shame and blame

were always a game.

When can I stop, 17 more words


Quote: Blake's "Clod and Pebble"

This strikes me as eerily relevant to our times, even more so in principle.  Something to ponder.

Here’s the typed up text, in case you have difficulties reading Blake’s own hand: 82 more words