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May 8, 2014

22x22: gave without thinking

[new] 22x22 (a #haiku project): gave without thinking #compassion #suicideprevention #poetry

credit: senol demir
credit: senol demir

credit: senol demir

gave without thinking
deep rivers of emotions
flowed within your soul

~this haiku is from Compassion, part of 22×22, a zen doughboy™ project~

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Apr 20, 2014 / 2 notes

a new old-school technology

a new old-school #technology #yoga #men #book

credit: Kiran Foster
credit: Kiran Foster

credit: Kiran Foster

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.”
—Shunryu Suzuki

During a cold Fall day in Chicago back in 2005, I walked into my first yogaclass. I started practicing to meet women and cross-train for a half-marathon. It also helped that the class was included in my membership at XSport Fitness in the Old Town Neighborhood. That…

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Apr 20, 2014

just a millimeter

just a millimeter. #writing #reality #persepctive

credit: christiaan triebert

credit: christiaan triebert

It’s only recently that I have embraced my passion for writing. It’s a fascinating to see how the same words can have a different impact on two people.

“You write in order to change the world, knowing perfectly well that you probably can’t, but also knowing that literature is indispensable to the world. The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you…

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Apr 5, 2014

22x22: not linked by your blood

[new] 22x22 (a #haiku project): not linked by your blood #friend #suicideprevention #poetry #blackhole

nc media - pic haiku (flickr) %22Best-Ever Snapshot of a Black Hole's Jets%22 by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 700w
nc media - pic haiku (flickr) %22Best-Ever Snapshot of a Black Hole's Jets%22 by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 700w

credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

not linked by your blood
bond stronger than black hole’s pull
touched them to their core

~this haiku is from Friend, part of 22×22, a zen doughboy™ project~

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Apr 4, 2014

22x22: twenty-two years and change

[new] 22x22 (a #haiku project): twenty-two years and change #time #suicideprevention #poetry

nc media - pic haiku (flickr) %22Hour Glass%22 by Omer Unlu

nc media - pic haiku (flickr) %22Hour Glass%22 by Omer Unlu

twenty-two years and change
last grain of sand slipped to pile
too short and too soon

~this haiku is from Time, part of 22×22, a zen doughboy™ project~

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Apr 4, 2014

when mangofuel met zen doughboy [an interview]

when mango met zen [an interview] #yoga #mindful #business

nc media - pic MangoFuel Love Train Interview

“People all over the world (everybody)
Join hands (join)
Start a love train, love train
People all over the world (all the world, now)
Join hands (love ride)
Start a love train (love ride), love train” —The O’Jays

I had the honor of being one of the first to get a ticket to ride the MangoFuel Love Train.

Say what?

My good friend and an inspiration, Megan Church, Founder of MangoFuel just launched…

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Apr 4, 2014

standing on the ink of giants

standing on the ink of giants #culture #race #writing

credit: frederic guillory
credit: frederic guillory

credit: frederic guillory

I can write because they wrote before me.

Words can destroy nations. Words can mend hearts. Words can capture memories.

Words are powerful. Yet, words are nothing until someone has the courage to let them form like the Big Bang in their mind and spill them onto a page.

Back in my younger years, I hated writing. Mostly because we had to write for some grade according to…

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Mar 31, 2014 / 1 note

[new] 22x22 (a #haiku project): lab was the kitchen #food #suicideprevention #poetry

nc media - pic haiku (flickr) strawberries by fried dough 700w
nc media - pic haiku (flickr) strawberries by fried dough 700w

credit: fried dough

lab was the kitchen
thoughts are fresh as morning dew
good but not like dad’s

~this haiku is from Food, part of 22×22, a zen doughboy™ project~

A+O Media Kit - Anthony Ware Bio PicAnthony Ware is a cultural architect, zen doughboy™, author, teacher and humanitarian. He lives at the intersection of human behavior, science, business, culture and consciousness. His life is a spicy gumbo with a dash of a…

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