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Creativity ... communication ... compassion ...

These are touchstones for an 8-week test run of a Tuesday-nite get-together (quarterly day-longs also possible.) • 7-9pm • Dragons Leap Hermitage • 2100 20th Avenue (@ Quintara • Inner Sunset, San Francisco • http://dragonsleap.com

Each gathering will offer a contemplative sit & walk ... tea & snacks ... writing prompts ... deep listening, and loving speech. Gary [dot] Gach [at] Gmail [dot] com 415 771 77 93 http://word.to

.:. words are buddhas .:.


Gary's Latest Blogs

Jan.04.2014 - 7:50 pm
I'm delighted to share the opening pages of the ms. of my book-length poem  All Ways http://www.talismanmag.net/gach.html published this week in the latest Talisman ...
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Oct.19.2012 - 7:51 am
It's been a year since my last post.  I guess I'm not cut out for blogging.  Nevertheless, here are 9 book blogs, of possible interest, as reviewed in American Book...
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Oct.05.2011 - 8:07 am
WERE I POET LAUREATE I'D OFFER HAIKU TO KIDS Were I poet laureate, I'd make it official news: haiku is the most universal global poetic form of the 21st century.  It's also...
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Oct.24.2010 - 1:34 pm
notes from Thây's Keynote Address @ World Buddhist Conference 2010 Malaysia http://bit.ly/diJ7BL ☺ palms joined _/|\_
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Comments from Gary

Aug.15.2008 - 4:57 pm
In response to: notebooks
“By detachment from appearances, abide in real truth. I tell you, thus shall you think of all this fleeting world: a...
Aug.15.2008 - 4:54 pm
In response to: notebooks
thanx, daphne   p.s. next haiku's scheduled for next month at o'hanlon center for the arts in mill valley   (...
Jun.03.2008 - 9:34 pm
In response to: notebooks
thanks, eric   maybe the compassionate forces of the universe will hear your sympathy and help effectuate a...
Jun.02.2008 - 8:41 am
thank you, eric, for your comment on the third quote   it raises numerous questions   for example, are you...
May.12.2008 - 6:30 pm
In response to: MOTHER'S DAY
Mother's Day Proclamation http://womenshistory.about.com/od/howejwriting/a/mothers_day.htm

Published Reviews

Cover Photo:  Bahman Farzad
Published by The Buddha Diaries, Huffington Post
You may find these to be times when despair and withdrawal seem to be the only rational answers....