SPIRITUAL POEMS: “The Rose Unseen”

The Rose Unseen   I find it difficult to discard, Plants which are near to death, Failing, whatever the cause may be, For I, too, was once near death, Saved only by the Beloved Gardener. The legalists, the jurists of religion, Would have tossed my Soul aside, Onto the heap of the irredeemable, Deeming further…

“The spirit is the bouquet of nature” by Joseph Campbell

“The spirit is the bouquet of nature” The divine manifestation is ubiquitous, only our eyes are not open to it. Awe is what moves us forward. Live from your own center. The divine lives within you. The separateness apparent in the world is secondary. Beyond the world of opposites is an unseen, but experienced, unity…

POEMS: “Still Waters”

Still Waters You’ll never think your way out of thought, But you can Feel, ever, ever more deeply, That within which, to which, and as which, thought arises, Until, Feeling ever… ever… ever more deeply, You Become that Formless… Unlocatable… Aliveness, And thought, though ongoing, is simply… no longer… heard, Attention having ceased its outward…

POEMS: “Who you are”

Who you are is so much more than what you do. The essence, shining through the heart, soul, and center, the bare and bold truth of you does not lie in your to-do list.

MYSTIC POEMS: “Devotion” by Mystic Meandering

Photo credit: Artist Rassouli @ http://www.Rassouli.com “Devotion”…   An unexpected visceral longing arises – again… A primal Love and Longing for what cannot be named; like a lover pining away for their “Beloved.” Its intensity nearly snuffs my heart out and will only be revived by the Silence of “The Presence.” The Heart only wants…

POEMS: “The Dancing Cry Of The Soul” by Rumi

The Dancing Cry Of The Soul Love is the dancing cry of the soul, calling the body to worship Like a shining whirlpool, or a spinning mayfly So is love among the skies. I leap across the mountaintops, madly singing the song of all songs I float through the ether, intoxicated, thrilled I think only…

POEMS: “Light will someday split you open” by Hafiz

“Light will someday split you open” Light will someday split you open even if your life is now a cage. Little by little, you will turn into stars. Little by little, you will turn into the whole sweet, amorous universe. Love will surely burst you wide open into an unfettered, blooming new galaxy. A life-giving…