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Tel Aviv, a poem

Tel Aviv, a poem

The wet, salty breeze of the Eastern Mediterranean gusted my hair into bohemian nests. As if the naturist body sublet its beauty in the imperfect form to my nonchalant joy ...
The Beauty You Must See

The Beauty You Must See

Another dimension in the world well trod Opens to those unfolding the true self to oneself Unafraid, liberated, strong, Owning yourself is the path to wealth Contentment — appreciation of ...
Liberty: Illusion of a Bohemian

Liberty: Illusion of a Bohemian

Poets and philosophers, the deep free souls of myriad kingdoms, republics, commonwealths and other forms of geographical identities, wrote about the desire for liberty. Politicians entered the quest, playing with ...
Relativity-of-Time poem

The Relativity of Time

The Relativity of Time has been pondered over by philosophers, poets, sages, scientists as well as casual thinkers like myself. Observing nature and its patterns set the ground for counting ...
Creativity is This

Creativity is This

This drawing by Tony Toscani, titled Writer's Block, that I purchased recently at Massey Klein Gallery in New York co-inspired my poem on Creativity. Its mood reflects the focused yet ...
THE ANT'S MIND IS MINE

THE ANT’S MIND IS MINE

My mind flies like a leaf of paper unglued, unstitched, yet unfree in the wind's arms Like an ant always searching for directions — sensing, feeling, and changing the path ...
SILENCE: the meaning of quiet space

SILENCE: the meaning of quiet space

"In silence, clarity comes to you." Silence is pure A soul without garbage, the secret of success when clarity matters What is it - that does not speak? Buried thoughts ...
COLLECTOR OF PEBBLES

COLLECTOR OF PEBBLES

"He who knows contentment is rich" Lao Tzu Gems everywhere you see Only the blinds of envy, fear hide the nameless diamonds Iron the illiberal creases in force and discontent to ...
LUST: desire judged by the unfree minds

LUST: desire judged by the unfree minds

Rumi, the adored Persian mystic, mused on the purpose of desire. Before him, most Eastern philosophies and religious dogmas entertained the trade offs of lust. Taoist, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, ...
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