First published in PoemHunter.com on May 6, 2012, Gautama Buddha Day, ? For 20th Century Historians was written in tribute to the many contributions made by the minute group of Tibetan peoples and cultures to our modern, western religious thought and practice.
In particular, it spotlights the leadership and struggles of His Holiness The Dalai Lama to preserve His people’s unique identity and traditions against the might and power of the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) during this period of diaspora of native Tibetans.
The sacred relationship between The Dalai Lama and The Panchen Lama, which has existed for many centuries, is about to end, to be “cut off.”
The Petition here is the only voice on the web that I know of which is calling for the release and return to His people of the true Panchen Lama, whose whereabouts is currently unknown.
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? For 20th Century Historians
how did a few
royal tibetan lamas
come to so influence
40 some years?
regime in power
was right all along-
the cuckoo’s a gangster.
the Dalai Lama a terrorist?
so was Gandhi.
may 6, 2012
Inspired by watching a group of young children playing on a slide in a playground, Pyramid is about the ascension and descent of the kundalini through the 7 chakras of the body.
Pyramid was first published in PoemHunter.com on Oct. 7, 2012.
an alien tower
left by arcane builders
who command visceral gods
must first be mastered.
seven slow steps
to peak at crown,
illumination all around,
gravity too great
on spiral vortex
october 7, 2012
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GRAIN -Mystical Poems
A selection of mystical love poems, GRAIN is for the mature reader whose delight is to curl up in a comfy spot by the fire and drift off into a world of dreams never dreamed.
In that silent solitude, you can hear your ever-present, always already there, still voice whisper words of inner comfort and guidance.
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GO -21st Century Existentialism in an Absurdist Theme
A full length 4 Act play, GO’s template is the landmark play by Samuel Beckett Waiting For Godot.
Positing major ontological advances since that play was first produced in 1953, GO’s tramps, BLIND and GOGO, encounter transformative characters – a starman, wizard, warrior, and clown – on their path to meeting the transcendent, genderless Go.
GO -21st Century Existentialism