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Poems and Prose

A MEDITATION ON THE DEATHLESS

The Deathless ends the Contraction

around the Mind-Body Formation

Liberation reveals freedom from contraction to the binary/dualistic presentation of life and death.

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Three Poems. The Vow Upon the Rock. The Power of Eros. Who will You Listen to?

THE VOW UPON THE ROCK

You move your love beyond your normal reach,

and hug your life into an austere fast,

renounce what forms so old that others preach,

to take upon this challenge. Act at last!

Where you face daily the trials anew,

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Moonlight Whispers. A Poem

Introduction to a Poem
Moonlight Whispers

Twenty-three meditators attended each of the two retreats in the Thai Monastery, Sarnath, India, this February (2020). Far fewer joined the retreat this year than 2109 with many cancellations due to coronavirus, floods, firestorms, political unrest in India etc. Continue reading 



Winning Poem of Times Literary Supplement. Plus THE CRISIS – my poem submitted for the compeittion

I joined the thousands worldwide who submitted poems for a major poetry prize competition in the UK. Continue reading 




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