Oh! that gentleness! how far more potent is it than force!
When I'm feeling tired of how unkind, judgmental, and righteous people are on the Internet, poetry can be a nice antidote.
Here are old posts with peace poems, peace prayer, peace art, acts of kindness, more acts of kindness, and Buddha.
by Su Tung-po (1036—1101)
The rigging whines in the sky
as we pitch and heel.
The boatman’s sound asleep
though the waves bloom white.
must understand how I feel :
Weak in the world’s long wind,
yet holding tight.
Keri has the Poetry Friday round-up today.