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Form is Emptiness. Emptiness is Form

Form is Emptiness. Emptiness is Form

Spinozablue welcomes the poetry of Virginie Colline, Hilary Sideris, Changming Yuan, Kenneth Pobo, Joan McNerney, and the fiction of Shanna Perplies. *     *     *     *     * A tip of the hat goes to nnyhav for the link to Tim Parks’ excellent article in the New York Review of Books, The Chattering Mind. While most of the article is about modern literature, there is a section on the Buddhist quest to still the mind which I found brilliantly concise and relevant…

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Changming Yuan: Chan Poems

Changming Yuan: Chan Poems

  Natural Confrontations      1/ Ant   Stretching its hair-like limbs As far as it can The ant embracing The tallest Douglas tree In the forest Attempts to shake off All its leaves Branches, and even To uproot it   2/ Corn   With a small body Of teeth, you have bitten off Every golden minute From the warm day Hoping to collect and store All the sunlight Of the passing season     3/ Vortex   Turning, twirling…

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