A quote by Walt Whitman about Nature

“After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on – have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear – what remains? Nature remains; to bring out from their torpid recesses, the affinities of a man or woman with the open air, the trees, fields, the changes of…

NATURE POEMS: “Summer Song” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  “Summer Song” The meadow lark’s trill and the brown thrush’s whistle From morning to evening fill all the sweet air, And my heart is as light as the down of a thistle – The world is so bright and the earth is so fair. There is life in the wood, there is bloom on…

SUFI POEMS: “Invocation” by Farid ud-Din Attar

We are busy with the luxury of things.
Their number and multiple faces bring
To us confusion we call knowledge. Say:
God created the world, pinned night to day,
Made mountains to weigh it down, seas

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Come”

“Come” Every day I am astonished by how little I know, and discouraged, obedient as I am to the demand to know more — always more. But then there is the slow seep of light from the day, and I look to the west where the hills are darkening, setting their shoulders to the night,…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The Morning Watch” by Henry Vaughan

“The Morning Watch”   O joys! Infinite sweetness! with what flowers And shoots of glory, my soul breaks and buds! All the long hours Of night and rest, Through the still shrouds Of sleep, and clouds, This dew fell on my breast; O how it bloods, And spirits all my earth! hark! in what rings,…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Beauty Radiated in Eternity” by 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…