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The Delight Song of Tsoai-talee

By N. Scott Momaday
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Let us celebrate being alive, having a place in the grand scheme of things, feeling connected to the earth and all its inhabitants.

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Rest

Sometimes we glimpse that everything's okay just as it is. Everything's fine.

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"I never saw a moor . . ."

The poet does not have to see to believe --the definition of faith.

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Time for Serenity, Anyone?

Read this poem to remind yourself that the world, in all its loveliness, keeps on, regardless of human turmoil.

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Oh Great Spirit

Metzger's poem is a stirring call on Spirit to help restore our relationships with other creatures, to restore our lives, and the world.

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Briefly It Enters, and Briefly Speaks

In Kenyon's liturgical poem there is a sense of the divine permeating everything; we ourselves are part of that divinity.

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There Is a Light in Me

We can reach within ourselves to find peace, and hope.

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Mindful

We can become one with the world by keeping our senses open to the extraordinary all around us.

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Winter Poem

Although all is impermanent, we can still deeply love the world.

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Zazen on Ching-t’ing Mountain

While all else vanishes, and the one sitting zazen enters eternity.

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Remember

"Remember you are this universe and this universe is you."

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