Smiles east to west? No. Buddhas, temples Flowers, candles, incense Out symbols of inner realities! The smile from the center of the heart Shines in all directions, outward… The Poem appeared first in “The Fires of Spring” a book of poems by Rayn Roberts 2002 Advertisements
Easier it is to lift a ten ton boulder on a mountain than to calmly sit and put a collar on an unruly mind. Rayn Roberts 2017
When the sun goes down and darkness deepens when candles burn out around a Buddha, is a Buddha still a Buddha if no light reveals a Buddha? Rayn Roberts
Two monks returning to a monastery in the evening It had rained Puddles of water had collected on the road At one place a beautiful woman Was unable to cross the road because of a puddle The elder monk lifted and carried her across Leaving her on the other side; then went his way Later […]
1) Sept 9th 2017 4-5:30pm, Green Lake Branch Seattle Public Library, 7364 E Greenlake Dr. N, Seattle, WA. Reader’s Choice Features David Horowitz & Francine Walls with Rayn Roberts, Kevin O’Conner & maybe even that “poet then, not then, then again” but always great to hear, David Thornburgh, will be in the Open Mic. Art Gomez Hosts […]
The departure of Steve Bannon from the White House doesn’t necessarily mean we will see improvement in the mood of the nation. I believe there’s every likelihood it may get worse now that he’s really on the loose. Don’t kid yourself. He’s trouble; and trouble is trouble wherever it goes.
running under chaos order under order -chaos death a stream running under birth birth standing behind every -death flowers whisper death and birth in all seasons this is how it is: Just. Aug 8 2017