Poetry Re-blog: Father Nature

Originally posted on SONYA KASSAM:
Earlier this year my younger sister suggested that I write a poem for our father’s 80th birthday. It got me thinking about how his personal values, principles and teachings are so much in synch with nature. So, here is Father Nature humility of grass overlooked and overtrodden yet springs back…

No Ordinary Sermon

Originally posted on SONYA KASSAM:
It was no ordinary sermon… Once his words were heard whose heart would fail to soften which life remains untouched? He advised that words until uttered they remain in your control. and surely silence can be the most eloquent of replies. look at what is being said rather than who…

Rise in Revolution

Originally posted on SONYA KASSAM:
I do not ask that you rise in revolution I only ask that you shed leathery skin Scaled to trap layers of numbness Snug, until temperatures rise I only ask that you incinerate blinkers Serving to suffocate your vision Though you move onward Awake but in a constant stupor When awareness…

Barely seen – #photopoetry

I just came across this beautiful and meaningful photo and short poem by Stephanie Mohan, three days after I posted My New Tattoo, which describes the symbolism of the lotus A lotus to the Buddha in you, Stephanie.