Tag Archives: Buddha

Image of Buddha having a halo

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Audacity

Wind up birds uncoil songs amongst the locked roads. A face blazes with the audacity of traffic lights changing. Lights flicker of things mother said not to look at that. Smiling Buddhas in a row sit in the great neon … Continue reading

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Spears Edge

Ten thousand jewels gleam in the vast heaven. Great ocean churns to the rhythm of glistening silver. Shimmering droplets transform into an eightfold universe. Along a spears edge, Buddha’s ascent on dragon back. ~~~ Image found here: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kunisada_II_The_Dragon.jpg Mixing myths.

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Diamond Pure Contentment

Moonlight perches on the plum blossom serene, tanuki smuggle straw hats down vine tangled paths. A billowing flag peeks over the hill, a women’s smile unfurls, a sitting buddha gazes with diamond pure contentment. ~~~ Image found here: http://www.bonsaiinformation.com/scrolls02.htm Can’t … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects

Arhat, Buddha with a Halo effect and Monk chanting a Sutra designed by Toyoaki Kawai. More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skyraftwanderer/

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All conditioned things are impermanent. Work out your own salvation with diligence.

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Poems (Buddha, Fire Flies and Magpie)

Just sit, like Buddha and all will be fine. ~~~ Zipping through its fragmentations and fractures, phosphorescent trails linger in the ether, lighting up the interior of the abandoned dwelling before gradually fading away as the fire flies journey outwards … Continue reading

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Buddha (Poem)

Even in winter, when snow blankets the ground, when ice weights down the tree branches and the world appears deceased, Buddha still smiles. Inspired by a Laughing Buddha ornament in the back yard who was covered in heavy snow last … Continue reading

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Fire Flies (2 poems, 2 fragments)

Fragments Carved from an old tree stump, the laughing buddha resides deep within the forest, seen only by the fire flies who illuminate his smile in the night. ~~~ Burning brightly in the midnight hour, the fire flies, dancing and … Continue reading

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