Breathing: Our Way to Freedom – The Poems

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Pete shared some poems and mentioned a talk by Thay during Saturday’s Morning of Mindfulness.

Here is the talk with Thay saying “Impermanence is a kind of key that can unlock the door of reality and it is also a concentration, a practice….”:

Pete read one of his own poems, Fresh:
Fresh
So how can I meet
these familiar faces
in this familiar place
day after day
as freshly
as though this were the first time
we had met
and as tenderly
as though this really could be
the last time
i see you
alive?

We finished with Mary Frye’s 1932 poem “Do not stand at my grave and weep

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