MYSTIC POEMS: “Inner Wakefulness” by Rumi

“Inner Wakefulness” This place is a dream only a sleeper considers it real then death comes like dawn and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief A man goes to sleep in the town where he has always lived and he dreams he’s living in another town in the dream he…

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: “I have found the sea” by Tukaram

I have found the sea   I have found the sea, An ocean limitless. I have opened a treasury unending, Its jewels blaze with the luster of a thousand thousand suns, And they blaze here, in my soul. Of a sudden, Without any effort of mine own, I have heard the eternal Secret, I have…

MYSTIC POEMS: “Don’t Make Lists”

  “Don’t Make Lists” Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your eyes, your awakening crown. Don’t make lists, or explore ancient accounts. Forget everything you…

POEMS: “Hey my friend”… by Tarchin Hearn

  Auckland, March/01 (In response to a young man dropping out of an urban retreat)   Hey my friend . . . What are you doing that’s meaningful with your life? Are you birthing beautiful thoughts into the world? Hey my friend . . .Are you awake? Is the fire of passion lighting your way,…

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “The Waking” by Theodore Roethke

“The Waking” I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go. We think by feeling. What is there to know? I hear my being dance from ear to ear. I wake to sleep, and take my waking…