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STAGES OF LOVE IN TANKA FORM

STAGES OF LOVE IN TANKA FORM

Love looked for outside
Love looked for inside oneself
Love finds compassion
Love sent from in to outside
Love dissolves side and sender

HABIT YOUR OWN WAY

HABIT YOUR OWN WAY

Habits are karma
Karma is habits

We are karma’s slave
We are karma’s master

Habits are its tool
Habits are our key

PAINFULLY AWARE

PAINFULLY AWARE

Eyes peeled to the raw
Alert in the snow-blind world
Of a waking dream

BLINDNESS

BLINDNESS

Blindnesses cover
A multitude not of sins
But revelations

FORTITUDE

FORTITUDE

Let us be alone
And comfort one another
What else do we have?

ANOTHER’S PAIN

ANOTHER’S PAIN

With an open ear
And a silent tongue
The voice of the heart
Yours or mine … all one

TRUE RICHES

True riches do not reside in a bank vault.

DOUBLE BIND

DOUBLE BIND

Those who do not feel
Lost, displaced, dispossessed
The most lost of all

BLESSING

BLESSING

One blessing, ruptured.
One mind, lost in wandering.
One blessing in all.

WHAT ESTEEM?

WHAT ESTEEM?

Seeking improvement
Not too much of a challenge
Given where you are