Monthly Archives: November 2010

the breakfast cook

Written without the assistance of any glossary :-).¬† But for the curious, this Zen glossary will explain any words written in green. I’m awake before the alarm, which arrives as a soft knock-knock-knock: a low-volume digital¬†han offered by my Enso … Continue reading

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Room #8

or: “Let us not be submerged by the things of the world” I wrote this poem shortly after moving into the Zen Center, where my personal space became a room measuring about 10′ x 12′. Looking in through the doorway, … Continue reading

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Moons of knowing

Some context of this piece: (1) Where I live – the San Francisco Zen Center – many people have “temple shoes” that are easily put on and taken off – flip flops, clogs, birkenstocks, etc. It is permissible to leave … Continue reading

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