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Zen & the Art of Concentration...
by Ed Matlack
Friday, September 15, 2006
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Zen is not some kind of excitement but
concentration on our usual everyday routine
Shunryu Suzuki


See the world for what it is,

See your drink & the fizz,

See the trees, grass & this,

All has its place, all are His…


See the sky, changes each day,

See the fields, growing corn,

See the sun, there each morn,

See all of life, of it we adorn…


See your life,

See it without strife,

The key meditation,

Meditation is concentration…

© ed ~ 9/15/06

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Reviewed by SaPAth AnANd 9/16/2006
Nice work!Original

Bom Bholenath!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/15/2006
Everything is in the now :-)
Reviewed by William Bonilla 9/15/2006
Excellent piece Ed
I guess Zen is all around us
enjoyed, thanks for sharing

Peace Brother
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/15/2006
Oh Eddie stole my I have to put my money where my mouth is!!

Love sTinky
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/15/2006
Well done Sir Ed Dad of Rufuz the prize dog, who I will be sitting next to when you and big brother race. Rufuz and I will be rooting for a tie;-)then we all will Zen together...;-)...sister Eileen
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 9/15/2006
You got it, Ed. Zen is the art of concentrating and absorbing into the self.
Take care,
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/15/2006

A powerful, beautiful prayer, no matter the faith, He's listening...well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/15/2006
Meditate Hard, Brother - You're gonna need it to win this race.

PS Mom told me that it was your idea to throw me in that dumpster, not hers!
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