Carry-on Paradise

Travel can be stressful TSA scrutiny, crowded lines at gates But I have a secret paradise – my carry-on, underneath my ribs It’s lovingkindness meditation, sending thoughts of peace and health to myself and that grumpy traveler scowling behind his mask It may not lighten his heart that I wish him freedom from suffering but … More Carry-on Paradise


Literature Only

In my seat-back on an airplane I find a pocket labeled – Literature Only – Yet all I find inside the pocket is an Entertainment Guide and a Beverage Menu folder That doesn’t look like literature to me If I were tasked with filling such a pocket I would stock it with the likes of … More Literature Only