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Updated: Dec 2, 2020


As I sit in meditation-

eyes closed-

seeking enlightenment-

a Buddha appears.

The timeless images of the sun-

and the moon-

the mountains-

and the lakes.

The echo of things long past-

competes for my attention.

The earth reminds me to stay awake.

Sandy Rochelle is a widely published poet, a featured artist in the film Bohemia, The Life of a New York City Poet, a member of the Acting Company of Lincoln Center, host of the President's Award-winning television series On Our Own, and a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in the Spoken Word category.


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