Zen stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

I'm only Twenty Six years old and already I've: Drunkenly climbed the tallest pyramid in Mexico, Met and spoke with demons, Obtained enlightenment a few times, but never kept it long enough to do anything productive, Was given the chance to join a few secret societies, saw first hand corruption… Read More

Tags: love, death, life, sex, zen

Reads: 278

Comments: 2

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Drifter, Soldier, Alchemist, and actor. We all have a role we play one way or another. Read More

Tags: life, mythology, sword, zen

reading for spiritual guidance. Read More

Tags: zen

Book / Memoir

December 02, 2016

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

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We are born out of this world without an intermediary. What we see, experiment and live is part of our reality. As time passes, this direct link with existence is subjugated by the unlawful detainer inside our head: our Ego. This book aims nothing short: to enhance self awareness through… Read More

Tags: philosophy, zen

15 year old Amy thinks a lot about life and has many philosophical questions - something her peers dont. Read More

Reads: 180

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Please leave a comment and tell me what you think! :) Read More

Book / Fantasy

April 26, 2015

Reads: 206

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Dai sends himself back to the past in order to correct his mistakes and win the Game of the Gods. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 30, 2014

Reads: 100

Shelves: 1

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We are, always have been and always will be part of everything in the universe. Understand that and you will feel the love of all things. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 26, 2014

Reads: 97

Shelves: 1

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Desperate love, lights and shadows and frienship Read More

Reads: 330

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Rycue, A boy in a medieval village on Gur'ak island and his friend Jamie get Tangled in a large civil fight between the nobles the lower class and the surrounding islands. Wanting a normal life, Rycue must do the kings bidding or be subjected to death. In his quest he… Read More
Setting the timer for one hour again. It will having something to do with planes. I know nothing else. Read More
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age, determined to find his proper place… Read More

Reads: 78

Shelves: 1

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I have no idea..., you figure it out. I guess I'm testing the waters to find the line between what's socially acceptable and what's "eccentric" (I prefer that word much more than creepy or weird). Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 14, 2011

Reads: 79

Shelves: 1

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I can never undo my learning. Read More
Now considered a classic self-help book, As a Man Thinketh's underlying premise is that noble thoughts make a noble person, lowly thoughts make a miserable person. In short: you are what you think. As a Man Thinketh is read by Brian Johnson, Philosopher and CEO of Zaadz, Inc. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 16, 2011

Reads: 195

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Let us go higher.. higher than an angel in the sky.. Read More

Book / Romance

January 11, 2011

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Comments: 641

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(Completed) Erischa love reading romance book and been dreaming to have a man in her life exactly the same as in the novel books. Now 23 years old, she still couldn’t find anyone fit to the criteria, not even her best friend Zander. Will she ever meet her kind of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2010

Reads: 78

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes it's good to submerse your self into your thoughts so your body can be at ease from a world of stress. Read More

Tags: thoughts, happy, mind, zen

“It was around the time I lost my job, my father passed away, my grandmother passed, my wife contracted breast cancer at age twenty-seven, and I almost died…” Thus begins the true-life account of personal transformation and a never-ending search for the Eternal in unexpected and unfamiliar places including a… Read More
The Flow is Speaking. The only true relationship, the only completely real pure relationship is not the same thing as what we mistakenly call "relationships" here on earth that we have with other people. They are tainted by existence which exists in its nature in limited form (we have limitations).… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2009

Reads: 138

Shelves: 1

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A poem inspired by one and all passages in Christmas' Humphreys' 'Zen Buddhism'. Read More

Tags: spiritual, zen

Poem / Horror

September 13, 2008

Reads: 367

Comments: 12

Shelves: 1

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Wrote this a few years ago. I have a little bit of a morbid and wild imagination. I am such a dreamer, and as we know most dreams have strange twists and turns. Here is a fine example... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 20, 2008

Reads: 218

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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A zen epiphany. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2008

Reads: 251

Comments: 5

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Inner peace is so easily achieved if we just allow it to happen. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 24, 2007

Reads: 157

Shelves: 1

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Kevin as a fire-fighter & former para-medik, whose favourite mythology god is Zeus! - gave me a book on Zen - hence the poetic/play that follows - in appreciation. Read More

Reads: 200

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This poem is written as a compliment to Knute Skinner's poem from the Stoney Thursday Book about Frawley's Bar in Lahinch, Ireland. The bar is tiny and hasn't been touched in 70 years. Tom is a quiet man, an absolute gentleman and serves possibly the best Guinness in the world.… Read More
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