Tag: poetry

  • Words words

      I keep on vacant land A horse which none can see Now and again grasping the reins I go to meet a twelfth-century Zen priest He lived for eight hundred years There is no trace of his body His body has turned into words Soon even the words will be gone Until then a […]

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  • Day 50

    Day 50 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,158,341 Be still old tree And lean imperceptibly toward the light Be still old tree And breath slow and deep Be still old tree And trust the grip of your roots Be still old tree And make yourself a home for vulnerable creatures Be still old tree […]

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  • Day 48

    Day 48 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,106,373 Sweet normalcy that was a nightmare not so long ago is the only comfort left To share a ride with a stranger or a meal with a friend or the erosion of a little bit more of conventional regard She pulled the flower to her face […]

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  • Day 45

    Day 45 – Total confirmed cases in US: 1,012,583 As we pass a million cases in my country, and a quarter of a million deaths worldwide, there are innumerable innocences being lost. We will remember the devastation of loss but innocence lies beyond the reach of memory… Innocence rips like a breeze that cuts through […]

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  • Day 38

    Day 38 – Total confirmed cases in US: 825,306 Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, people all around the country protested against the environmental degradation caused by industries that polluted our air and water without fear of penalty. As Walter Cronkite said at the time, the protesters were “predominantly young, predominantly […]

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