Dervishes: Senryu


The surroundings blur
As we spin round and round then
Go inside instead

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on May 10, 2020, in Poetry, Senryu and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. When I’m outside I’m really inside. A forest is a very contemplative place.

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  2. Ahhh, inner residence … ultimate

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  3. I do like to listen to music. Usually not as a background though but for foreground focus and often with headphones, eyes closed, lights off.

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    • I like to see behind the screen of the person that brings us so much beautiful creativity. It just makes me happy to see your little nook area. It has such a wonderful feel to it from the look of the photo.

      With so much variety to choose from, how do you ever select what feels right in the moment?

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      • “With so much variety to choose from, how do you ever select what feels right in the moment?”

        It’s similar to composing poetry. I hold the 3-D reins lightly and my 5-D Muse/Angel/Guide/… nudges/prompts me in the right direction. In a moment I shall be closing down the pc to listen to “Kutcheri” by M.S. Gopalakrishnan and his daughter, Dr. M. Narmadha with percussion accompaniment. This is South Indian carnatic music performed live in 1999 in Sydney, Australia and quite exuberant, Then it’s off to bed. 🙂

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      • I love that you are in touch with your Muse. It is so apparent the close connection between you both.

        Much love to you as you close your day. Thank you for being such a bright part of my own. 🙂❤️

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  4. Ah, that inner sanctuary of meditation! I love this succinct description of shifting into that “space”, Ben. 😑

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