Andrew Furst

Verse Us – Place – A Composite Poem

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems In Your Email Box   Place History seen without rooms, buildings or battlefields. Bodies vacant of death. Life, thy woman, my green glowing girl, breathing – in turn moving and unmoving – hath no sight, hands, or limbs; walking a narrow hazardous world. Heaven’s room, waiting. Soft shoulders shrugging fear. Opening slightly, eyes hold signs…read more

Verse Us – Spring – A Composite Poem

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems In Your Email Box Spring Stand forth sweet sleeping flowers. First hours waiting like a child, then leaping. Hands, eyes, spirit climb Swift veins carry young love. Much comes; sky, clouds, stars, grass, everything. Whoever is searching, go deep. Prowl soil and clay. Look, sniff, bring ear and mind Come boy, outside. Twilight’s flickering…read more

Meditation Techniques – Remembering Breath

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Remembering Breath Let me ask you, “Have you ever enjoyed a nice deep breath?” If you’ve spent anytime in a yoga or meditation class, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. If there ever was a magical elixir, a open and deep breath is it.  It’s free and it holds the secret to millions of satisfying moments (you breathe on average about 5 million times a year). It doesn’t require practice, it doesn’t require special training. Nobody’s an expert and nobody is exempt.  So no excuses, join me now: Ground yourself.  Let…read more

Verse Us – Threads – A Two Dimensional Poem

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems In Your Email Box Threads – A Two Dimensional Poem I recommend viewing this in full screen. Wait to Speak The barn paint wears on it a weariness from a season or more. The new woven threads of smoke contemplate the dark wood’s temperament. Will our plans have the cloth needed? The line is in…read more

Verse Us – Senryu – 1972

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Verse Us – Poems I write: haiku, senryu, mesostics, free verse, random word constructions, I might even use rhyme or meter once and a while. Get Each Month’s Poems In Your Email Box 1972

Modern Koans – No Spirituality Without Bureaucracy!

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. Modern Koans is an ongoing series that recognizes that good questions are often more important than their answers. The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man. ― G.K. Chesterton Get Each Month’s Modern Koans In Your Email Box No Spirituality Without Bureaucracy! By fate or mistake, I received an email from Rabbi Aryeh (Robert) Klapper imploring me to support the Center for Modern Torah Leadership! In his email (I truly love the way that Rabbis…read more

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