April 1, 2017
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Diving – haiku

In a rough dark sea She is diving all alone. Tridacnas await. Are you ready? At the end of an abyss you’ll see a beauty beyond description.   Picture borrowed from this link, you can also learn what is Tridacna in it. Thank you! http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2016/1/aafeature   Or, watch below video Temasek – April 1, 2017 – 22:35

September 16, 2016
rike jokanan

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Circle – haiku

Moving a circle, Connecting two dots: She is Making a Zen Art.     I am the one holding Zen Art T-shirt and Zen Art painting. The smiling lady is the artist – the one making the Zen Art. Chiang Mai, Thailand – September 16, 2016 – 00:30am

June 3, 2015
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Lark Is Singing For Moppy

I met Moppy last Monday in Jakarta. Hugging him for about 10 minutes at one time plus several minutes after that…. The sensation was he was saying “I am ok, never mind. It’s all right now.” I felt that it would be my last time seeing him. The coming weeks would be a very hectic […]

April 12, 2015
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Free – haiku

Pearls are sliding through A long thread; falling down to The floor — to be free. ======= Free falling, I want to be free. Free from others’ eyes…. from others’ ears…. Can I do, oh can I do? If I can, then what should I do? Dancing in the dark space like this moment? So, […]

April 8, 2015
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Prayer – To Beloved Moppy

Prayer is a bunch of energy circulating through words, imaginations, deeds to materialise. So, when we’re praying we are changing the energy into materials which can be seen, heard, tasted, smelt, touched with our physical senses. But is it only physical that gives the sensation? No, there is something un-seen, un-heard, un-tasted, un-smelt, un-touched but […]

February 15, 2015
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Exchanging Blessings With The Gentle Giants

I went to Oslob, Cebu, Philippines — for whale shark watching last week. Butanding is the local language for whale shark (Rhincodon Typus). I wanted to exchange blessings with them. With Michelle and Jerry – a tour guide and a driver – I left Mactan at 5am. Deciding not to plunge in to the water, […]