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…

My Daily Prayer by Shantideva 8th Century

May all beings everywhere,Plagued by sufferings of body and mind,Obtain an ocean of happiness and joyBy virtue of my merits.May no living creature suffer,Commit evil or ever fall ill.May no one be afraid or belittled,With a mind weighed down by depression.May the blind see formsAnd the deaf hear sounds.May those whose bodies are worn with…