Tim caffery

Rookie - 193 Points (02/09/1978 / San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA)

Joyful Times & Storms Of Strife - Poem by Tim caffery

The great good and great evil
That cycle through my life
Joyful times
And storms of strife
Human Revolution
Whats my take?
How is it done
What cause can I make
For cause after cause
Moment after moment
Just wish by now I'd have shown it
That victory of which I heard
Mastering action, thought and word
Transforming karma
And changing destiny
Manifesting Buddhahood
The very best in me
The life condition
Of ceaseless action
Complete determination
No divided factions
I sense a frustration
That gets me hot
Trying to capture
What i don't got
Sometimes failure
Seems my shoes
And I remember
The time I lose
Still I chant
Daimoku sometimes strained
Recite gomgyo
Sometimes pained
The good and evil
Cycle in life
Joyful times
And stroms of strife
This was then
A great confusion
A tornado fed
By My dilusion
I gave my daimoku
In desperation
To fellow humans
In appreciation
Actions were sparked
Igniting gratitude
Burning negativity
From my attitude
So hell, hunger
Any world at all
Is where my Buddhahood
Will stand tall
I know I'm a Buddha
I see the Buddha in you
So chant for kosen-rufu
And show the world
Their Buddhas too.

kosen-rufu: world peace


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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 20, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 28, 2010


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