Poetry

"Big Lesson"
By Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
Referenced in the December 2022 Contemplation

"Hymn for the Hurting"
By Amanda Gorman
Referenced on May 31 at the LMU/Redondo Beach Community Practice Group

"Plum Village Song Book"
By Plum Village Resources
Referenced on April 24 at the Palos Verdes Practice Group

"Please Call Me By My True Names"
By Thich Nhat Hanh
Read on January 27, 2022 at the Hermosa Beach Practice Group

"If You Knew"
By Ellen Bass
Read on January 20, 2022 at the Hermosa Beach Practice Group

"Welcome to the Age of the Beautiful Weirdos"
By John Roedel
Read on January 9, 2022 at the Palos Verdes Practice Group 

"The Peace of the Wild Things"
By Wendell Berry
Referenced in the August, 2021 Contemplation

"The Thing Is"
By Ellen Bass
Read on July 25, 2021 at the Palos Verdes Practice Group

"Haiku by Our Sangha"
By the South Bay InsightLA Community
Read on March 28, 2021 at the South Bay InsightLA "Spring Breeze Haiku Workshop" Review

"Sweet Darkness"
By David Whyte
Read on December 13, 2020 at the Palos Verdes Practice Group

"Darkness Is Asking To Be Loved"

By Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Read on August 4th, RB Group

"Practice in the time of Covid"

By Glen Eichenblatt

Read on April 28th Talk: Dharma Kitchen

"COVID team in Belfast"

By Unknown

Read on April 28th Talk: Dharma Kitchen

"Everything is Waiting for You"

By David Whyte

Referenced at the Palos Verdes Practice Group, April 26, 2020

"A Blessing for Staying Home"

By Joyce Bartlett

Referenced in April 14th Talk: Finding Poise on the Bumpy Road of Life

"And the People Stayed Home"

By Kitty O'Meara

Published on "The Daily Round" Blog, March 16, 2020

Referenced in our April Contemplation

"The Guest House"

By Julaluddin Rumi

Referenced at the "Equanimity and the Worldly Winds" Virtual Retreat, March 21, 2020