Earlier this year my younger sister suggested that I write a poem for our father’s 80th birthday. It got me thinking about how his personal values, principles and teachings are so much in synch with nature.
So, here is Father Nature
humility of grass overlooked and overtrodden yet springs back each time, unharmed
shade of trees bearing the brunt of sunrays selflessly cooling all that within reach
patience of a gardener only tending to the purpose flowers flourish with divine timing
simplicity of the sky appearing as just a cover for earth yet vast beyond imagination, eternal
like the first flight of a bird wings though separate, working as one conquering fear with unwavering faith
as a mountain stands strong, silent its presence felt over distances an unimaginable strength lies in its unseen roots
the 5th stanza like the first flight of a bird wings though separate, working as one conquering fear with unwavering faith
also refers to our mother. I see them as wings on one bird.
Couple of weeks ago our parents celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary :)
The full moon earlier this month was just amazing. At my meditation time, it was positioned in the small space between our two rooftops…so perfect! Here are my thoughts and some photos of that beautiful night.
Such a gorgeous Full Moon tonight
Although I see the clouds have stolen her thunder
Hmmm… The clouds have been dismissed! The moon’s envy knows no bounds
Curtains are rapidly drawn Like veils over alluring houris Even the stars did not dare Now the undisputed queen of night sky Completely alone Alone….but complete
In the age of information ignorance is a choice. Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, non but ourselves can free our minds. I hope my writing will go along way towards redeeming man from the brainwashing and soul darkening subjected to him by the corporate sponsored mainstream media. Lamu, Kenya