“Quenching darkness” God pours light into every cup, quenching darkness. The proudly pious stuff their cups with parchment and critique the taste of ink while God pours light and the trees lift their limbs without worry of redemption, every blossom a chalice. Hafiz, seduce those withered souls with words that wet their parched lips as…
The Sky where we live Is no place to lose your wings. So love, love, Love. —Hafiz
“Now is the time” Now is the time for the world to know That every thought and action is sacred. This is the time For you to compute the impossibility That there is anything But Grace. Now is the season to know That everything you do Is sacred. —Hafiz
Beauty Radiated in Eternity Beauty radiated in eternity With its light; Love was born And set the worlds alight. It revealed itself to angels Who knew not how to love; It turned shyly towards man And set fire to his heart. Reason ventured to light Its own flame and wear the crown, But Your…
Leave the familiar for a while.
Let your senses and bodies stretch out
Like a welcomed season
Onto the meadows and shores and hills.
Open up to the Roof.
Want to step so quickly
Over a beautiful line on God’s palm
As I move through the earth’s…
Without Brushing My Hair The Closer I get to you, Beloved, The more I can see It is just You and I all alone In this World. I hear A knock at my door, Who else could it be, So I rush without brushing My hair. For too Many nights I have begged for Your…
How did the rose ever open its heart
And give to this world all of its beauty?
The moon is most happy
When it is full.
And the sun always looks
Like a perfectly minted gold coin