Posts tagged ‘zen garden’

All The Same

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Alan Watts In My Own Way An Autobiography    “In the scene of spring there is…

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  hot weather is here daily afternoon rainstorms bamboo on steroids   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  midnight bandits raccoons having koi dinner sashimi by the pond   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  humble on my knees casually pulling weeds  garden comforts me   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved…

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  on my knees  clawing into the earth looking at my dirty hands heart soul working the land   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020  …

Feast On The Moment

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen And Japanese Culture By: Daisetz T. Suzuki   “The pine tree lives for a thousand…

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  shoveling gravel into wheelbarrow hauling dumping spreading raking creating foundation for Zen dry garden   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry…

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  Old man palm grows slow Butterflies float high and low Bamboo knows only speed Blue Jay feasts on black oil sunflower seeds   Copyright© Edge…

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  gigantic straw hat shredded tank top dirty cargo shorts ancient boots no need for a suit alone hauling rocks trimming trees pulling weeds working for…

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  rainbow bounces off spider web pink plumeria flowers fall create colorful bed lizard lounging under morning sun defensively moving his head   Copyright© Edge of…

Possessions

  I cherish the Burmese black marble Buddha in my garden. How would I feel if one day the statue disappeared? Would I be sad? It…

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  Year after year Designing hauling digging Section after section The Hermit Poet Painstakingly Created his dream garden   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019  …

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Birds coming to eat Feeders full of seeds Fresh water in trays Goldfinches  Cardinals Blue Jays I watch an aerial ballet   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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  Careful Early morning garden walk Quickly Takes the place of Chasing Things   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or…

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While on my knees, cutting herbs for tonight’s soup, I stop and observe a snail with determination, marching across a giant elephant ear leaf.   Copyright©…

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Dry coconut frond falls Cardinal Takes Quick Sips From Water Tray Squirrel resting in shade Koi slowly move in pond Turtles lazy Massive procreation this year…

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  During a full moon, with garden lanterns, on a cool night, I’m sitting with a cup of hot chocolate, while watching the bamboo in the…

Zen Meditation

    This black marble Buddha in my garden displays serenity. When I’m also meditating, I feel at peace with myself and all that surrounds me. …

My Zen Tropical Garden

It was a heavy summertime nighttime rain. Thunder and lightning provided a sound and light show that was free of charge. After the rain stopped, I…

Just Be

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source:   Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) “Everyone is born a Buddha. Why start seeking and trying to become one?…

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    It is early morning. The sun has not even started to poke thru the thin layer of fog. The weather is cool, but not…

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drip drip drip slow motion days sweeping weeding pruning sun rises sun falls watching the moon soon time for bed  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

Haiku #253

Sound of garden gong Birds sing drink eat seeds fly by Silent butterflies  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

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Late afternoon Large Green Iguana Crawling Across Polished Japanese black stones Stops Sniffs Dead frog’s bones Again starts moving its feet Looking for plant treats Climbs…

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Shaved head Bellyful Holding his cane The garden stone Buddha Laughing Though rain and sun Always having fun  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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  Strong wind Light rain Coconuts fall on metal tool shed with a bang Hanging gong continues to clang Wind chimes dance and shriek Waterbed starting…

Haiku # 194

  Closing front gate Daylight gone tools in the shed Spiritually well-fed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017