Category Archives: Spirituality

Of Polonnaruwa and Midday Heat

Of Polonnaruwa and Midday Heat Troops of children breathe and learn, of cultures hewn from stone. Ancient peoples long removed, their ruins lacking throne. From sun-baked sandals Toes protrude, Or hardened soles meet Soil nude, Bare behinds from dwarves Cavorting, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, by David Bugg, Heat, Poem, Religion, Spirituality, Sri Lanka, Travel, Tropical | 1 Comment

Futile? Vanity.

Futile? Vanity. Quadriceps burn, like chilli oil injected, and veins pulse. Grey muscles, ache like legs ever pounding psycho marathons but no finish. Just dotted lines, re-written targets, over shoulder, then empty. Only forward makes sense, at least to us, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, by David Bugg, Life & Obervations, People, Poem, Spirituality | Leave a comment

My first attempt…’Mantra’

Buddhist Prayer & Meditation Mantra Nostrils flare, engulf sunken air – thick as paddy field mud, baked, feet, soothed, free to an open dragging breeze. Deep breath. Eyes close. Breath out – gently.  Air is fragile. Focus the mind On … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Buddhism, by David Bugg, Indonesia, Islam, Photo, Poem, Poetry, Religion, Spirituality, Travel | 1 Comment