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The Road to Happiness

Why despair
The road to happiness
Passes through the valley of sorrow
Once you are down
Only way to go is up
On this temporal journey… 36 more words


For L. Cohen - on longing

An old man writes his pain in words
like fire sears its name across
the white flesh of an oak tree’s corpse

The sum of all he leaves undone… 68 more words


Last days

Many Buddhists at some time will meditate on death. Tell that to a Westerner and their reaction is normally to screw up their face and say something like “gross” or “ewwww”. 252 more words


Shape Changers

Like a Tangram puzzle, my body used to feel fixed, reliable and understandable

The physical building blocks of my body fitted together neatly

But now sometimes I feel like I make a shape like a rabbit… 73 more words

Personal Experience Of A Functional Movement Disorder

Prospero's Dream

“And like the baseless fabric of this vision, the cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, the solemn temples, the great globe itself; yea, all which it inherit; shall dissolve, and like this insubstantial pageant faded, leave not a rack behind.” … 87 more words