October Poem:  #1 for DAD
Jun15

October Poem: #1 for DAD

by Qutbuddin Loren Ruh Smith Hey! Dad! How long’s it been? How long’s it been since we’ve talked? Huh! How long? And there’s more distance between us now, than there is time, isn’t there? Dad? Dad? Can you hear me? We never did talk much did we? Dad? Oh yes! In my 40th year, on that hillside we reached out to one another you came from over there I from my meditation we crossed the void in mutual...

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Fathers and Sons: a Poem
Jun14

Fathers and Sons: a Poem

by Don Waxman every son who struggles for acceptance from his father will become the father who struggles to accept his son when men gather, each becomes this son, and each becomes the father to this son, and for those who never had a father, or who had several, the path is the same, father and son are two faces of the same coin, the price you pay in suffering and love to become the man you are August 29, 2007 Don Waxman, Licensed...

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“Poetry for Men” and Other Problematic Labels
Jun07

“Poetry for Men” and Other Problematic Labels

Rick Belden finds that labeling his poetry only limits the reader’s expectations. by Rick Belden I’m not crazy about labels, but I understand that they can be useful and necessary in helping us sort through the mass of information to which we’re all constantly exposed. For some time now, I’ve been struggling with the problem of how best to characterize my writing, as a way of introduction for those who haven’t seen it. Is it poetry...

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The WAKE UP Call!
May08

The WAKE UP Call!

Spoken Word Poetry on true fatherhood from Rob Atchison. This powerful piece comes to us from the author’s You tube link Spoken Word. Rob writes of his work: “My Poems range from Love, Break-ups, Depression, real life issues and so on. I write from my Life, friends or families life or just by imagining how I would feel in a particular situation and writing about it. I feel I have my own unique style and I’m hard to...

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Poetry: The 16th Quartet: Yes! Yes! Yes!
Mar13

Poetry: The 16th Quartet: Yes! Yes! Yes!

Rob Grotke says: So simple and effortless, the way it is said, from Papaji: “Being is always shining; I am is the light of being. This Diamond cannot hide, and can never be hidden. When there is no mind the face shines with beauty and innocence. Just simply be quiet. Just be who you are.” Rob Grotke says: In keeping with the theme of your poems. from Adyashanti: “Isn’t it time to stop loving and hating the...

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I Never Knew Tears Could Feel So Good by Nirmala
Mar11

I Never Knew Tears Could Feel So Good by Nirmala

I never knew tears could feel so good until I opened my heart and found they come from the same source as boundless laughter instead of blurring my vision they bring beauty into focus instead of burning my cheeks they … Continue reading

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