Total Immersion retreat poetry

Here are the poems that Paramananda recited on the 2013 Total Immersion retreat in Devon.

Some were recited by others in a tribute evening to Seamus Heaney on the retreat.

 

David Whyte

Everything is waiting for you

http://www.davidwhyte.com/english_everything.html

 

Rumi

Out beyond ideas

http://www.seasons-of-peace.net/rumi/beyond.htm

 

David Wagener

Lost

http://www.pachamama.org/blog/poem-lost-by-david-wagoner

 

Rumi

I have such a teacher

http://persweb.wabash.edu/facstaff/hulenp/sperit/poetry/rumi/ihavesuc.html

 

Gilbert Sorentino

Anatomy

http://maddingsouls.livejournal.com/177001.html

 

Denise Levertov

Overland to the islands

http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2011/03/saturday-poem-1.html

 

ee cummings

me up at does

http://readalittlepoetry.wordpress.com/2007/08/07/me-up-at-does-by-e-e-cummings/

 

Raymond Carver

Late fragment

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/late-fragment/

 

Seamus Heaney

A sofa in the forties

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/IrelandGenWeb/2003-01/1044008074

 

Seamus Heaney

The forge

http://cropcirclers.blogspot.co.uk/2006/03/forge-by-seamus-heaney-all-i-know-is.html

 

Seamus Heaney

Gutteral muse

http://shutupridzal.wordpress.com/2010/01/30/the-guttural-muse/

 

Seamus Heaney

The outlaw   

http://www.magyarulbabelben.net/works/en/Heaney,_Seamus-1939/The_Outlaw?interfaceLang=en

 

Seamus Heaney

Miracle

http://sacredfig.wordpress.com/2012/06/17/saturday-poem-miracle-by-seamus-heaney/

 

Seamus Heaney

Peninsular

http://ine.www.50megs.com/heaney.html

 

Seamus Heaney

St Kevin and the blackbird

http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoem.do?poemId=1396

 

Christopher Reid

Late

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookprizes/6931781/Extract-A-Scattering-by-Christopher-Reid.html

 

Christopher Reid

The scattering

http://www.poetrybookgroup.com/?p=355

 

Margaret Atwood

Sad child

http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/margaret-atwood/a-sad-child/

 

David Whyte

Faith

http://www.gratefulness.org/poetry/Faith.htm

 

Roger Keys

Hokusai says

http://www.joannamacy.net/poemsilove/workshop-poems/131-hokusaisays.html

 

Derek Walcott

Earth

http://cerene.wordpress.com/2006/08/07/earth-derek-walcott/

 

Charles Bukowski

Laughing heart

http://milan-poetry.blogspot.co.uk/2007/03/laughing-heart-charles-bukowski.html

 

Anais Nin

Risk

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/risk/

 

Gunner Eckloff

Ayiasma (the cult around a purifying well)   

http://www.blue-lights.com/dl_writing/poetry/ekelof12d.html

 

Tony Hoagland

Lucky

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/lucky/

 

David Whyte

Self portrait

http://www.davidwhyte.com/english_self.html

 

Wallace Stevens

Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird

http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/88/stevens-13ways.html

 

Juan Ramon Jiminez

Oceans

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8625729-Oceans-by-Juan_Ramon_Jimenez

 

Margaret Attwood

The moment   

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-moment/

 

Charles Bukowski

Bluebird   

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8509539-Bluebird-by-Charles_Bukowski

 

Robinson Jeffers

Vulture

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/vulture/

 

 

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