Tag Archives: life

Poetry {52} ~WORLD ENDING EMBERS

I don’t pay too much attention to the world ending

It has ended for me many times

And began again with dawn

I’ve been slowly trying to kill myself

But God won’t let me die

And I’ve given it a good try

Until the embers burnt up into the ashes of a new dusk

Death is a servant to God, who leads us to a renewed existence from the zero-point singularity here.

~DiosRaw, 03/04/21

Symbols {36} ~ Weeping Buddha

The figure of Weeping Buddha shows Buddha hunched over, covering his face with his hands. His image is based on the legend of a soldier who inadvertently vanquishes his only son in battle. Realizing what he had done, the soldier – who is none other than Weeping Buddha – began crying in shame.

Weeping Buddha is said to be weeping for all the suffering in the world. It is also said that if we touch his back, he will take away our grief and troubles. In return, he bestows peace and provides the strength we need to live a good life.