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Ripe Fruit

Ripe Fruit

When the ripe fruit falls its sweetness distills and trickles away into the veins of the earth. When fulfilled people die the essential oil of their experience enters the veins…Read more
Life prayer

Life prayer

From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives forever; That dead men rise…Read more
A Hundred Objects Close By

A Hundred Objects Close By

I know a cure for sadness: Let your hands touch something that makes your eyes smile. I bet there are a hundred objects close by that can do that. Look…Read more
Guided by the Inner Light

Guided by the Inner Light

The sage is illumined by an inner light glowing the awareness of the Tao, Knowing giving is the same as receiving, and truth teaching is the job of living, In…Read more
Preludes

Preludes

The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways. Six o'clock. The burnt-out ends of smoky days. And now a gusty shower wraps The grimy scraps Of withered…Read more
Pied Beauty

Pied Beauty

Glory be to God for dappled things - For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches' wings; Landscape…Read more
Out in the fields with God

Out in the fields with God

The little cares that fretted me. I lost them yesterday Among the fields above the sea. Among the winds at play; Among the lowing of the herds, The rustling of…Read more
Escaping ego

Escaping ego

  When we get out of the glass bottles of our ego and when we escape like squirrels turning in the cages of our personality and get into the forests…Read more
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