Tag Archive | poems

Poem From “The Living Tao”

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The Living Tao – Poem 19

Poem 19 Destroy the men of wisdom Stop teachers in their tracks Let the people go to their homes Without the fear of right and wrong They know what they must do They do what they know They want their bellies filled They want their children covered at night Banish the profiteers Abolish the need […]

Homage for Miyamoto Musashi

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – 122 Haiku and Images

Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 49

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A Warrior’s Plaint

Oh, that I would bend my bow and vanquish an ignoble foe Presuming to interfere with my delight on any day or night I keep my peace and with stalwart poise I maintain my piece Warrior brethren in the field and families alone without a shield My snorting stallion and if not then my Spanish […]

Poem 1 – Silver Ripples

A taste of poetry, combined with the wonderful photography of Peggy A. Thompson.

Newly Revised Living Tao Book

The Living Tao – Meditations on the Tao Te Ching to Empower Your Life Introducing the newly revised edition of my book, The Living Tao, with new book cover. The Living Tao presents eighty-one original poems followed by the author’s commentary relating each to the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life, based on the […]

New Book Title Release

  Homage for Miyamoto Musashi Hanshi Warrior Press is pleased to announce the release of another, major book title, Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – One Hundred Twenty-two Haiku. In this brief volume, the author has created a series of haiku in classical 5,7,5 meter to celebrate the most profound sword master, Miyamoto Musashi. The inordinate […]

A Simple Way of Life

The Folk of Huang Po

I wrote this poem in November of 1967 as part of my mindset regarding the Vietnam debacle. This is among a number of pieces I composed to foment a higher consciousness as an opposition to war. The people of Huang Po are fictitious, but the implication is just.   THE FOLK OF HUANG PO In […]

Meditations on the Tao Te Ching to Empower Your Life

Excerpt from The Living Tao Poem 7 Death does not exist and only reveals nextness Wisdom does not permit the end of itself A man can only learn to move forward in any direction Not being concerned with what went He should not care for the rewards of the day Seeking only that which can […]