Poetry

The Golden Temple Of The Heart

THE GOLDEN TEMPLE OF THE HEART

 

In piety I approach the Golden Temple,

Many have garnesh’s, lotus and money,

Paying respects,

Offering to higher prospects,

As thousands walk the winding path

to admire the Golden Temple,

And believe.

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Ganesh Is Not Found in Money but Love

Ganesh Is Not Found in Money but Love

 

We come in a fleet,

We come to sit at your table,

To wash your feet,

For some of us have small or big feet,

For clown shoes are larger than… Continue reading

India’s Mystery of Mastery

INDIA’S MYSTERY OF MASTERY

 

The dust and dirt,

permeated by tooting and swerving,

as the auto rickshaw weaves its way to the guesthouse,

women carrying water pots on their heads,

water tipped out into the street,

rubbish like paper… Continue reading

Tamil Literature and Thirukkural Poet

I observed on Saturday night watching a Bollywood film, the poetry that was quoted.  I felt the Indian people are poets and artists. 

Here is a brief outline on Literature with a focus on one poet Thiruvalluvar. … Continue reading

Finding the Magic of Life

FINDING THE MAGIC OF LIFE

Clowning around town, Finding the magic of life, It lives in your smile, For the silent mime is watching your mirror, The juggler is a balancing act, The children’s clown finds the levee of humour,… Continue reading

Finding India Beyond the Masks

Finding India beyond the Masks

India, Spices, Rices, Eating with hands, Street stands, Hustle, Bustle, Bedlam is normal, As life buzzes like mosquitoes, And chaos is organised, All people have places to go, Family circles that grow, Weddings, funerals, dreams,… Continue reading

2012 the Year for Joyful Celebration

I am about to clown at a school tomorrow.  I am travelling 400 km out of Perth to a rural school. I am staying overnight with a chaplain and we were talking about happiness. He was quick to point… Continue reading

Happiness and Honesty in Hanoi

HAPPY LIFE

 

Happy holidays,

I wish you a happy life,

Don’t despair over my computer’s disrepair,

It is only an object,

For I feel people are important.

 

I came to Vietnam to give to Vietnam,

I didn’t come… Continue reading

Happiness is the Sunrise of Your Life

Happiness is the sunrise,

Of a new day,

The dew drops are crystal chandeliers,

Adorning the flower of new hope,

For everything feels fresh and alive,

The aroma is sweet and enticing,

Energy radiates in all directions,

For the spirit… Continue reading

Happiness is the Name for Friendship

 

Happiness is the name for friendship,

Love is the name for peace,

Truthfulness is the name for courage,

Faith is the name beyond belief,

And what a relief it is to feel the meaning of life is in my… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong”

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