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A Series of Senryū Poems (on Buddhism & Enℓightenment)

Having a bad day?
Emuℓate Bodhisattva;
Bring out the Buddha!


Be not barrier,
Be carrier of the ℓight!
Iℓℓume pℓanet earth.


One important thing:
The present moment — right Now!
Yester? Morrow? No!


Say “bye”  to yester!
Dweℓℓ in Present with whoℓe heart;
Good karma foℓℓows.


Om” your way through ℓife,
Roam through this ℓife aimℓessℓy?
Entire ℓife… wasted.


“Ugh, same oℓd stuff?” “No!”
Everything, treat as brand new;
Embrace aℓℓ the hues!

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Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a Mystic Poetess, Eclectic Artist, and Wellness Advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and TheSeeds4Life. She has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians and artists across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and the Co-Founder of Health Mastery Movement. Additionally, she is the author of several poetry books, including Esoterra and Sacred Shapes. Furthermore, she holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University and a Diploma in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy. When she's not creating, she enjoys reading her weight in philosophical books, going on epic bike rides, playing racing games, and meditating to ambient music. To find out more, visit Evy Zen’s official website:

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