Monthly Archives: February 2013

Like a Banyan Tree

A Small Story… I remember when my uncle Suresh planted that tree, I must have been about five years old. He took my fat child hand in his big wide one and  walked me to the fields where an ancient-ruined … Continue reading

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Forever Home

In the doorway of duality Fear and curiosity move Like a pendulum swinging from Darkness to light and back again. And the innocent Heart remembers… It has never left Home.

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Simply BE-ing

Often it’s the most simple That breaks the heart  O P E N  An old man leaning forward Looking inward A hand peeking over a wall In the fading light A young boy washing by a river Smiling shyly at … Continue reading

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Monkey Bis-cuit!

Monkeys and dogs in India are biscuit fiends. Give either one a biscuit and you have a friend for life. Well, not sure about monkeys, being rather fickle rapscallions, but they have learned humans transport yummy things in carry-bags. I … Continue reading

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In the Quiet Sun

In the quiet sun rice begins its journey. Tiny pearls emerge like precious jewels. In many places bullocks plow the land. And old women bend over in a permanent arch. Generation after generation the land surrenders its bounty In cycle … Continue reading

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