SHORT POEMS: “A friend” by Edgar Albert Guest

A friend is one who takes your hand
And talks a speech you understand

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ZEN STORIES & LESSONS: “An useless life”

A farmer got so old that he couldn’t work the fields anymore. So he would spend the day just sitting on the porch. His son, still working the farm, would look up from time to time and see his father sitting there.

One Poetic quote “on sorrow” by Omar Khayyam

One Poetic quote “on sorrow” by Omar Khayyam: “When you are so full of sorrow that you can’t walk, can’t cry anymore, think about the green foliage that sparkles after the rain. When the daylight exhausts you, when you hope a final night will cover the world, think about the awakening of a young child.”…

WISDOM QUOTES FROM Thich Nhat Hanh

“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.”

SHORT POEMS: “A BOOK”

There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page, Of prancing poetry.