Mud In The Crack

 

I can put things aside,

put matters on hold,

find reasons not to do anything

about some things;

tell myself

I've given someone enough chances,

plenty opportunities,

enough to last a lifetime

...and I've stopped thinking

about certain matters

 

When someone, out of the blue,

tells me to re-engage,

I simply tell myself

that the someone has no overview,

and leave it at that

 

Studying Chögyam Trungpa

may open a thin crack

in that armour,

but I'm certain I can fill it with mud





Poetry by Ingvar Loco Nordin The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2022-04-29 at 08:29

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jim The PoetBay support member heart!
At some point the student becomes the teacher becomes the master becomes the student. This poem reminds me of that cycle.
2022-04-29


Griffonner The PoetBay support member heart!
I smiled, ruefully, at your last line. But Buddhism is a gentle practice for the most part, and Chögyam Trungpa actually played in the mud didn't he? ;)
2022-04-29