Dharmavidya replied to Diana Hoagland's discussion Ode to the trees in POETRY
"Under a tree the Buddha-to-became into this world, an orphan.Under a tree he came to be freewhen Mara was confounded.Between two trees he left this worldwhere we still weep without him.Amidst the trees I call his namehoping my soul will find him."
Apr 21
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion EKA IS NUMBER ONE in BUDDHISM
"I really enjoyed this essay. As a social worker in a psych. rehabilitation, I have encountered many people and my first instinct is wanting to reassure them that they will be ok. I need to revisit allowing each to be one in the discussion.
Thanks…"
Dec 2, 2018
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion TODAY'S SNOW COVERS YESTERDAY'S TRACKS in POETRY
"Yesterday's heart's division like a hapless dream.
Mighty paw slowly glide your aid of loving compass shun, and that paw sets seal of a sea monster.
Rain a bow around my neck.
Lovelies
Silky
Slides like a dragon's kiss to a prince.
Regaining…"
Nov 24, 2018
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion TODAY'S SNOW COVERS YESTERDAY'S TRACKS in POETRY
"Surrendering ambition to the lavender in the sky
In my mind's eye-seeds mate in their lover's eyes
Deeply touched
The butterfly pollenates a rose union
Dove elongates throat to taste the fruits of polished celestial caretaker
A star is born in a…"
Nov 22, 2018
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion TODAY'S SNOW COVERS YESTERDAY'S TRACKS in POETRY
"Settled warm heart
Snow cycling, I shall go.
At daybreak, I'll follow a love adventure, between burning wax on candle stone and glass.
Trekking through an adventure of courageous dreams.
A land of harlequin wonder.
A heartfelt treasure with endless…"
Nov 21, 2018
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion BIRTHDAY POEM in POETRY
"44 circuits around the sun.
Yet, my heart will not accept my words, not like yours which are a prefect of time.
Happy birthday, and let your light continue to dominate your perspective.
You jumped at every chance, to spread like the walnut tree, to…"
Jan 28, 2017
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion ART & PRACTICE in ART, MYTH & CULTURE
"In much of reading, I struggle to reach the intelligence point to really comprehend. But, in my case, my arts, especially my ekhprastic poetry, i feel are my total practice right now. I can't do more in my hopes of a good life or afterlife. David, I…"
Jan 28, 2017
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion JUST AS YOU ARE in WHAT ARE YOU READING?
"I just finished this book and could hardly put it down, it was so good and engaging. The format was awesome as authors Satya and Kaspa alternated between chapters, followed by briefs from Amida-Shu members commenting at the end of chapters. I loved…"
Jun 27, 2016
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion LOVE in POETRY
"Thanks, I'm glad you liked it.
Namo Amida Bu David Brazier said:
Nice. Thank you. Diana Hoagland said:"
Jun 23, 2016
Diana Hoagland replied to Dharmavidya's discussion LOVE in POETRY
"So many melodies have I heard in a cardinal's chirp.
How can I remain silent when the Pure Land comforts me on these lonely nights?
Oh how I long to touch the warmth of your arms around?
I too followed the snails, the slugs and the butterflies.…"
Jun 23, 2016
Diana Hoagland replied to Diana Hoagland's discussion Stars, Compassion and light for everyone in POETRY
Jun 22, 2016
Diana Hoagland commented on Dharmavidya's event ADORNING A PURE LAND: POETRY & IMAGERY
"I can't attend physically this summer but I would like to add to Pinterest and add some contributions as well as follow the retreat online."
Jun 21, 2016
Diana Hoagland replied to Diana Hoagland's discussion Stars, Compassion and light for everyone in POETRY
"Along the seaside as the waves go to and from
A smile from a little boy gives way to reaching for a seashell that would let the sea smile back
Seashells are the decendants of a tiny animal shedding it's skin as a hand to the other shore
If only we…"
Jun 21, 2016
Dharmavidya replied to Diana Hoagland's discussion Stars, Compassion and light for everyone in POETRY
"The languid body slowly wakes.The dream snakeslips back into his lairbeneath the stairup, up to heaven, thereto shed another skin and stareinto the cloud-reflecting lakeuntil the gathering storm takeall, and Sol revive the fantasywe call the story…"
Jun 20, 2016

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