A Case for Keeping Crimson

Our Lives are painted pictures Of this, we can be sure But such a waste of Crimson When spilt upon the floor. I can hear you’re cloaked in sadness For I have lived there too And it seems your heart is broken (As hearts are wont to do) So please consider this now , If […]

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How the Elephant Feels

Thunder feet and iv’ry tusks Tethered to the ground Swaying his trunk back forth In a perfect circle, he was clearly bound Instinct, it did shout to him, “You must go walking on!” But the circus and its patrons Were his family and home Some felt good to see him Some even felt endeared Others […]

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Past Where the Briars Grow

I heard the faintest whisper Past where the briars grow Woven ’round the thickets, Where it is not wise to go And I counted ‘pon my fingers (Callused from battles long away) The notes I heard from over The forest’s sharp-toothed gate I can’t recall the words (If any had e’er passed) But so well […]

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Update as of 07/13/2018

Hello all, two quick updates: 07/11/2018 — about some time I spent recently in a therapeutic setting, specifically regarding art therapy (and that it’s not necessarily the right time to critique the drawings themselves) and my passive aggressive way of doing something a bit different– this can be found under Web-Logs. 07/13/2018 — added a […]

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Broken and Contrite

Broken and Contrite The coin has been flipped And has at last come to land And on the rough of the table It wobbles–won’t stand   And all the breathless moments here are called That there is but one lonely path, and no reason to stall I tried all the circles that ‘ave ravaged my […]

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The Elephant and Mindfulness

  I recently finished the book Kim by Rudyard Kipling (who, as you may have gathered, is a personal literary hero of mine) and was struck by a particular Jataka or Story of the Buddha’s former birth. I am far from anything resembling an expert or even Greenhorn in the subject of Buddhism, having only a very […]

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