Samsara literally means “wandering-on.” Many people think of it as the Buddhist name for the place where we currently live … But in the early Buddhist texts, it’s the answer, not to the question, “Where are we?” but to the question, “What are we doing?” Instead of a place, it’s a process: the tendency to keep creating worlds and then moving into them. As one world falls apart, you create another one and go there…

— Thanissaro Bhikkhu

As Tuesday; An Art Project finds its own answer to “what are we doing,” we invite you to do join us in a celebration of the question itself.

In the first annual spring editor’s contest for Tuesday; An Art Project, we invite poems which you yourself consider to address the concept of Samsara, of wandering-on. We hope that you will interpret this broadly but honestly, and can’t wait to read what you send.


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