Archive for January, 2012


A beautiful post by my friend Steven Goodheart.

Metta Refuge

This my favorite e.e. cummings poem.  Though it’s been a friend for over 40 years now, it still makes my heart soar, “which is natural which is infinite which is yes!”

(If you are curious as to why a “Buddhst” blog would have posts with references to God in them, you might want to take a look at an earlier post, True God, True Buddha to get a glimpse of where I’m coming from.)

I Thank You

e. e. cummings

I thank You God for most this amazing
day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday;this is the birth
day of life and of love and wings:and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing…

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