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(Ronen's Select Poems)

From category archives: Poetry

Inspirational

On the road to enlightenment

Years ago,
when I set my path
I had no clue where I’m headed.

I met a Tai Chi master;
he taught me The Way.
I didn’t quite get it,
but I enjoyed it all the same.
So I stayed.
Then he passed away.
 

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What is Patience?

Patience is surrender,
to this moment,
and the next,
and to the one that follows.

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A Place

A place of trust,
a place of surrender;
a place of but few,
if any expectations.
 

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This is my oath

I am a Judeo-Christian, Buddha-loving Taoist;
born with bleached black, yellow and red skin.

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Floresta; a walk in the forest

Two trees; one still adolescent, the other ancient.
I place my palm, caressing the youngling’s bark;
so smooth, yet a little cold.

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May the light

May the light shine on all beings, living and inanimated;

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Happiness

What makes me happy?

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Invocation to the Universal Creative Force

Within me rests a treasure trove,
ever-pulsing in symphony with my heart.
Concealed and guarded by resistance,
it trembles with volcanic vigor.

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