Monthly Archives: February 2016

A poem inspired by a quote by Mencius

“Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous”. This quote by Mencius, a Chinese philosopher who is the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself, touched me deeply and instantly, and inspired this poem… Premature Truth Sometimes it’s what you say Sometimes it’s when you say it The truth is precious essence But not when poured too soon   Away it’s chasing streams Of tenderness, of magic And… Read more →

Modern Temples

  When the shopping malls are temples When we can’t cease to consume When the war is killing millions We have lost the sight of you   When we scream instead of smiling When we can’t cease to control When we drift without a purpose All we rob is our soul   When we stop to see the beauty When… Read more →