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FlowPoetry: For Ryōkan, #40

Ryōkan Taigu (1758-1831) was a Japanese Zen monk and poet in the tradition of the “Great Fools” of Zen poetry.  He was known for his “crazy” ways which included activities like the occasional drink...

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FlowPoetry: Garden, Part One, #37

This great land is beautiful. It is a garden. Protect it and cherish it and remember, land that is cultivated with love and kindness can grow flowers that reflect all of the colors the...

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FlowPoetry: Seamless, #31

Have you ever sat on a train looking out the window and believed that you were moving, only to realize in a moment of startled awareness that it was not you but a train...

The Great Machine

close your eyes and see wicked things never know what tomorrow brings just another face in the crowd Paradise lost. Chaos found. blind your eyes and turn around fall before you hit the ground...

Brave Child

When the world has fallen Carelessly landing On your frail shoulders forcing you to your knees shattering all your dreams rise my brave soldier laugh at its face for she does not know you...