Late Motivations #poetry

Late Motivations by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/24/2020 I have this affliction it’s made of discursive thoughts inside my headIt’s a common unenlightened circumstance that makes me cling to things not let them go insteadI’m a person, yes ordinary but I’ve met some Lamas in this life do you know how rare that is?To live and…

Sacrifice to be Free #poetry

Sacrifice to be Free by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/21/2020 If you had to give up something new everyday to be free,What would that sacrifice specifically be?Would you give up coffee and switch to tea?Would that living without that sugary addiction and allow others to tolerate thee?Would you stop using pen and paper to save the…

Vivid Darkness #Poem

Vivid Darkness by Alejandro N. Marrero 8/14/2020 Wrapped in darkness I see my smiles in a flower’s glowIts petals reflecting the full moon, its scent fragrant as it continues to altruistically growIn the company of stars and a boundless skyI make oaths to myself in silence that if I was silent I’d always abideMy mind…

Theoretical Buddhist Thoughts

In the limitless space between thoughts exists immeasurable world systemsThe fullness of the expanse that is accessed by the purest of minds many beings of light gather in coexistenceThe rays of their unfettered minds shine like star beams in every luminous directionWhen such a force that is free of force, at ease or settled in…

Theoretical Dissolution #poetry

Theoretical Dissolution by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/26/2020 I’ve lost my flesh and have become a wandering mistFlowing neither here nor there in a calming eternally now abiding blissWith the time it took to journey inside my mind my body fell apart rendered useless from the pasts and futures unkind The essence of what was formerly…

Moon Tides #poetry

Moon Tides by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/19/2020 There’s a force in my head that rushes powerfully in every possible directionIt builds then crests and can be possibly delusional or broken my adept precisionMy mind is electrical, charged and filled with persistent chatter or unruly noiseI turn my attention to silence, laying still, body not moving…

Meditation Space #poetry #meditation

Meditation Space by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/11/2020 This humble tiny spot in my room I’ve begun the path to peaceWhere I can sit down comfortably and meditate to put my mind at easeWe cannot leave our homes so Buddhist teachings are on zoom or Facebook liveIt matters not to me as long as I’m able…