Sunday, August 18, 2013

the end of suffering


Hearing the bell
I let go of all my afflictions
My heart is calm
my sorrow ended
No longer bound to anything
I learn to listen to my suffering
And to the suffering of others
When understanding is born in me
Compassion is also born

–Thich Nhat Hanh



  1. I don't know how you always find such wonderful poetry and beautiful photos, but I want to thank you. I always look forward to checking what you have posted each day.

  2. thank you. it's nice to know that you are out there.