POEMS: “Death Has No Sting” by Trina Graves

Death Has No Sting June 12, 2020 Trina Graves1 Comment Quote Title: Kryon-Lee Carroll Death has no sting You’ve done it before You just open up And go through a door Leaving your overcoat To be recycled to Earth Not needed anymore It contains no worth Leaving linear time Re-uniting your Energy Remembering who you are…

A quote from Mahmoud Darwish on dying

Let’s be friendly and open together I’ll give you my well-filled life and you give me a view of the planets No one exactly dies Rather souls change their looks and address. —Mahmoud Darwish John Berger and Rema Hammami trans.

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Deathless” By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Deathless   There lies in the centre of each man’s heart A longing and love for the good and pure; And if but an atom, or larger part, I tell you this shall endure—endure— After the body has gone to decay— Yea, after the world has passed away. The longer I live and the more…

POEMS FROM A MOTHER: “Farewell letter” by David Whyte

Farewell letter She wrote me a letter after her death and I remember a kind of happy light falling on the envelope as I sat by the rose tree on her old bench at the back door, so surprised by its arrival wondering what she would say, looking up before I could open it and…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “In the End: The Beginning” by Jay Ramsay

“In the End: The Beginning” There is something in the end there is no avoiding That is more present than breath, than self, than distraction More present than this moment? Yes, even that — Even than all those birds perched high in the Tree of Heaven That broke into all your wondering — even than…

POEMS: “The path”

The Path We follow the path however hard it can be over hills and mountains in rain and shine and often in silence not speaking as we walk where the days seem long in this season of our lives until we remember how precious it is to be alive that every moment matters in the…

POEMS: “Journey of Return” (about death and dying)

Journey of Return When the Beloved wants to take you Home,  extend your hand to His welcoming even though your body may be trembling and your mind may want to flee; even though those around you grieve, and you yourself have mourned, even before they, the changing form of your body. Tears are not the…