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Five Household Statues of Buddha

Five Household Statues of Buddha

 

The bronze Buddha in our living room,

his eyes closed, his hands resting comfortably

against his inside thighs,

what does he mean to tell me about the river heron? 124 more words

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How to Meditate

HOW TO MEDITATE

 

To learn to do nothing, first you must do something

like read that Elizabeth Bishop poem about the gas station,

or drink cranberry juice straight. 133 more words

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Raking in a Japanese Sand Garden

I’m not wearing a robe

and my head’s not shaven,

nor am I trying to solve

some impossible koan.  

 

And it’s been months

since I last meditated… 37 more words

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Haiku #51

The elevator

Opens and closes its doors

Like the flow of life

 

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