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UNDER THE BODHI TREE

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Below is the poem entitled UNDER THE BODHI TREE which was written by poet Nola Perez. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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UNDER THE BODHI TREE

       for Neil on his birthday

is where we begin our quest,
seeking enlightenment, 
four revelers on a merry ferry 
ride, windows down to a watery 
wind, cold in winter, gentle in 
July on this occasion of a 95th 
year of celebration: fruitful, 
loving, gift-giving from a man
of long tenure, a span of years
he shared with us: turned-
round collar, chasuble robe, 
bell-ringer, server at the Supper 
of The  Lamb, still the Head 
of our spiritual table.
  
     The Bodhi Tree is where the Buddha is said
      to have entered nirvana.  Bodhi Trees are
      planted near all Buddhist monasteries

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  1. Date: 7/17/2013 1:50:00 PM
    You captured a moment in a beautiful poem. Trees convey a setting. You conveyed a mood. Well done.

    Perez Avatar Nola Perez
    Date: 7/17/2013 2:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you for reading me.... I appreciate your comments so much. Will check out your poetry pages. Salud, Pesetas, & Amor Nola