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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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Joan McNerney takes the A Train

Joan McNerney takes the A Train

“A” train     brassy blue electric   close your eyes watch points like stars   think now how insignificant our mumblings compared to train’s blare   compared to stars known in no language burn shoot thru tiger’s eyes   our brains in constant action reaction   to what we do not know plans of distant stars galaxies floating as   “A” train silver worm slides under big belly of city         – by Joan McNerney  …

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