‘Haiku of Righteous Thought’ and Other Poetry by Jason William Larsen The Society August 29, 2015 Beauty, Poetry 1 Comment Haiku of Righteous Thought Inspired by Dafa Karma turned virtue Evil eliminated Virtue travels home Foe falls defeated Demon laughter quieted Perpetual peace Heaven earth conjoin Restoring eternity Missions completed The Hazy Way of Shades of Grey When caught in the haze Inside shades of grey Navigate the way Compass night or day Find the source of light Discern wrong from right Down in the valley Or up on the heights When lost in the midst Adrift in the mist Grasping open hands Swinging fists that miss Venomous snakes hiss Placing on the dish The apple of eye Temptation of bliss This bliss never lasts Eating breaks the fast Stomach turns and churns Teeth crash and gnash Hungry actions rash Sparks desire’s burn Lessons unlearned Life falls in a flash Featured Image: “In Harmony” by Xiaoping Chen. Description from Falunart.org: This painting depicts a young woman doing the fifth exercise of Falun Gong, “Way of Strengthening Divine Powers.” The clear water and blue sky reflect her tranquility and give a feeling of her union with heaven while she meditates. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related One Response Yolanda August 30, 2015 I enjoyed reading both poems, simple with a loning message Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.