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Chenrezig: A Poem by Xena

August 16, 2010

A while back, I did a writing exercise with my daughter, Xena. I had her look at an image of Green Tara and see what she came up with. She came up with a poem titled “Conclusions“.

Since then, she has asked me if I wanted her to try it again. Tonight she asked one more time. After asking her if it was something she wanted to do, she excitedly said yes.

This time, I showed her an image of Chenrezig (the same one I posted here), this is what she came up with.

“A caring expression,
Offering kind thoughts,
Radiating kindness.

The flowers he holds
Are loving,
And very heartfelt.

His stance shows
A quiet soul,
Ready to listen.”

7 Comments leave one →
  1. August 19, 2010 10:11 am

    Very excellent! ^_^ Very talented grrl, too!

  2. August 18, 2010 1:54 pm

    Lucky dad, lucky daughter. By the way, how old is she?

    Thank you for sharing.

    much metta to you and her.


  3. August 18, 2010 3:06 pm

    She is 14, just starting high school this year! Yay!

  4. August 17, 2010 10:57 am

    Children are astoundingly sensitive to the energy of things, even pictures.
    Thank you for sharing this beauty this morning!

  5. August 17, 2010 8:41 am

    It’s crazy how she can hit the concept of each deity. She writes quite a lot and very well. I’m psyched to be able to share some of it here.

  6. zenfant permalink
    August 17, 2010 8:27 am

    i think Xena’s poems outshine any of our posts. period.

  7. August 17, 2010 1:27 am

    Love it!

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