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The Flight of the Bird Passing VI: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

Recalling who I was , I see somebody else   Recalling who I was, I see somebody else. In memory the past becomes the present.      Who I was is somebody I love,      Yet only in a … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Bird Passing IV: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

Only Nature is divine, and she’s not divine   Only Nature is divine, and she’s not divine . . .   If I speak of her as a being it’s because to speak of her I must use the language … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Bird Passing III: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

If I could take a bite of the whole earth   If I could take a bite of the whole earth And get a taste of it, I be happier for a moment . . . But I don’t always … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Bird Passing II: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

I’m a keeper of sheep I’m a keeper of sheep, The sheep are my thoughts And my thoughts are all sensations. I think with my eyes and ears And with my hands and feet An with my nose and mouth. … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Bird Passing I: Poems of Fernando Pessoa

II “My glance is clear like a sunflower”   My glance is clear like a sunflower. I usually take to the roads, Looking to my right and to my left. And now and then looking behind me . . . … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change are Rising

  “We have reached a crossroads, we have emerged from what we assumed was normality, things have suddenly overturned. One of our main tasks now—especially those of us who are not sick, are not frontline workers, and are not dealing … Continue reading

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Have a Little Talk With Fear

Pema Chödrön: A Story about Fear Once there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggressive; it was scary; it seemed unfriendly. But … Continue reading

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