Category Archives: Mantras

‘Out of the abyss’

From a cosmic centrifuge the universe was formed. In the spray of a raging sea we stepped from the abyss. By the great crucible of fire precious metal was forged. Before the storm’s reprieve a spirited tempest is born. Through … Continue reading

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‘Joy is the key’

Somewhere in the world, a man that isn’t free; finds solace in his success. whatever it may be. He builds up an empire, in ways he can see. What he doesn’t realize is that joy is the key.

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‘Wishing well’

  The village wishing well accepted coins of all sizes and denominations. Any hopes and dreams fulfilled were completely unverifiable and mostly symbolic. Each offering filled up the water level a little more. Ironically, this left a little less space … Continue reading

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‘The lesson’

We all walk an uncertain path. From our first step, to the last. The ground has uneven stones and forks to be traveled alone. Low limbs can obscure the way. If we make bad choices we pay. The destination can … Continue reading

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‘A longer leash’ (is still a leash)

I’ve been accused of being ‘human’ in the most negative sense.  To this I’d state: “Aren’t we all?”  (That would be my defense.) Be responsible for your behavior. Anything less is pretense. No matter what others may say,  being ‘you’ … Continue reading

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‘Rule of thumb’ (a Dr. Seuss inspired poem)

I just awoke and my skin was numb. It turns out, that I slept on a crumb. Keeping a clean bed is my rule of thumb. Anything less is surely dumb. There’s no point in living like a bum, or … Continue reading

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‘A few dark pages’

A good novel contains many pages and a life story spans all the ages. From virgin origins in chapter one, until our final adventures are done. Some sections fill us with despair. Others we wish we weren’t there. The whole … Continue reading

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