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Nov 22
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Poetry Space, Winter 2019

Filed under Featured Columns, Art Happens, Share it Here, Arts and Poetry

Moving into winter now, fallen leaves and early snow. In this edition we feature four poems from writers both new to us, and some not so new.

As a reminder, for the time being we strive to publish most, if not all, of the work we receive, or at least a selection of work from each writer who submits.

Given our space constraints, we have a bit of a bias toward shorter poems and cannot make use of photographs, art work, etc. See the guidelines for submission below…

We invite all of our readers to submit their work. To submit, simply email your work to [email protected]. Please include your poems in the body of the email (no more than 3 poems per submission please), and please include your name and where you live; if you prefer to submit anonymously, that’s perfectly fine.

 

Unopenend Presents

Breakfast in bed
A kiss on the cheek

The universe at our fingertips
alive with possibility

like unopenend presents
inside each other’s eyes

–George Cassidy Payne
Rochester, NY Continue…

Entries filed under Arts and Poetry


Miksang photo by participants in the Contemplative Photography Workshop led by Charles Blackhall on May 20th in Victoria, BC

Snapshots of Basic Goodness: June – HIGHLIGHT

This regular posting features snapshots of basic goodness as seen out in the world, on the street, in the countryside, in another country, at work, home, garden or grocery store. (Click on each image to view larger.) continue
Posted June 10, 2012 by
Basic Goodness in photos

Basic Goodness in photos

Runners-up in this month’s submissions to the Snapshots of Basic Goodness series. [caption id=”attachment_31019″ align=”aligncenter” width=”470″ /> View more at: continue
Posted May 12, 2012 by
Snapshots of Basic Goodness: May

Snapshots of Basic Goodness: May – HIGHLIGHT

New Regular Feature on the Shambhala Times: Snapshots of Basic Goodness This new regular posting will feature snapshots of basic goodness as seen out in the world, on the street, in the countryside, at work, home, grocery store. We invite YOU, our readers, to contribute. See a moment ... continue
Posted May 12, 2012 by
Union of Dharma and Art

Union of Dharma and Art – HIGHLIGHT

photos and article by Dana Marshall In my last year of high school in Boulder, Colorado (1978), at 16 years old I had completed all the required courses so I had the opportunity to focus on what really interested me which was painting, photography, ceramics and mythology. ... continue
Posted May 7, 2012 by
A Mukpo Painting

A Mukpo Painting – HIGHLIGHT

For those that don’t know him, Tagtrug Mukpo, affectionately known as Taggie, was born in Boulder, Colorado on March 9, 1971 to Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and his wife, Lady Diana Mukpo. He is half-brother to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Chogyam Trungpa’s eldest son. As a young child, ... continue
Posted March 28, 2012 by
Awakening Playfully

Awakening Playfully – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts Offering a window into the Shambhala Art teachings article by Ladan Yalzadeh photos from Shambhala Art International Awakening. That’s the word I would use to describe the Shambhala Art teachings. Here are some other words I would use: bold, surprising, gentle, accessible, primordial, expansive, essential, ... continue
Posted March 26, 2012 by
Rendezvous with Impermanence

Rendezvous with Impermanence – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts Two artists – Massimo Guerrera and Sylvie Cotton – share their creative process and expression with us. Both are Shambhala practitioners and long-time trained artists. Their art is inspired by their practice of meditation and the path of embodying creativity. In these two ... continue
Posted March 23, 2012 by
Sometimes a golden fish swims by

Sometimes a golden fish swims by – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts What to Know and How to Know It photos and article by Mary Lang “Sit and do nothing. Every once in a while a golden fish swims by and lays her golden eggs. You’ll know.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche In the fall of 1973, I started ... continue
Posted March 22, 2012 by
Observing Shambhala Art Day

Observing Shambhala Art Day – HIGHLIGHT

article by Amanda Tasse photos are from the Los Angeles sangha Today is Shambhala Art Day, which has been designated by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to occur on the spring equinox. It is a day when the entire Shambhala community and friends are invited to celebrate art forms and ... continue
Posted March 20, 2012 by
A Good Eye

A Good Eye – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts by Charles Blackhall Aimless wandering is a favorite past-time for me, often with my camera slung over my shoulder. Suddenly my attention is caught by color, texture, form, light, or another striking flash. In the moment, this stops the mind and yet it’s ... continue
Posted March 17, 2012 by

Rigdens at an Exhibition | Shambhala Times Community News Magazine

Rigdens at an Exhibition | Shambhala Times Community News Magazine. From: Pioneer Valley Shambhala News continue
Posted March 13, 2012 by
A Brief History of Shambhala Art

A Brief History of Shambhala Art – HIGHLIGHT

by Steven Saitzyk, International Director of Shambhala Art How does one begin to tell a story that no one person can tell? Even finding a starting point for this tale is a challenge. I could start when I first met the Druk Sakyong, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche in ... continue
Posted March 11, 2012 by
Shambhala and the Arts

Shambhala and the Arts – HIGHLIGHT

This March, Shambhala Times will be celebrating Shambhala and the Arts in honor of Shambhala Art Day, which is coming up on March 20th. In the coming month, we will be focusing on the various forms of art, artistic expression, and Shambhala Art teachings. If you ... continue
Posted March 5, 2012 by
Rigden on a Hilltop

Rigden on a Hilltop – HIGHLIGHT

By Jennifer Holder This short story is a tribute to the Rigden, who in Shambhala is the basic enlightened nature of all human beings and the “Possessor of Family Awareness.” Standing on a hillside, the Rigden surveys the ground. Taking in the view, assessing the arrangement of the ... continue
Posted March 4, 2012 by Jennifer Holder
Water Dragon

Water Dragon – HIGHLIGHT

This poem by Shastri Dan Hessey was spontaneously composed about the water dragon during a Werma Feast in Boulder this past weekend. Water Dragon Under the stars in the ink-black sky Ethereal breath Gathers in cumulus magnificence. Dragon’s thunder-heart beats. Pitching down the mountain’s green slope, A hidden waterfall mists and sprays where Rainbows ... continue
Posted February 29, 2012 by

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