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Autumn Leaves Shapeshifting

While I was looking down into water filled with leaves, an old tree with hallowed eyes opened wide its wooden mouth and whispered gently— Why are you so sad? In cyclic transformations nothing ever dies! See the autumn leaves shapeshifting … Continue reading

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Thought Dreams Nature

Thought dreams nature into beautiful images of its reflection. With mindful meditation on nature through art my spirit recalls the mystical beginning and ending of all.    ~ms

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Dishpan and Buckets

Underneath a tree little Buddha me sitting in a dishpan filled with water. Joy floats easily into an open mind. I laughed when the words “joy floats easily” fell out of my fingers and splashed onto the computer keyboard. Strangely … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Yawning Tree

As the old tree yawned its wisdom awoke and said: Bugs that ate my insides out flew off in a woodpecker. I tried to laugh, but only yawned because I was too tired. Life and death circles ’round coming as it’s going … Continue reading

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