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Poem-podge #1 : Really Rumi

Poetry holds the kindling for the fires of inspiration; a fact I’d learned early on as I embarked on a thesis in the subject as a Sophomore in 2012. 639 more words


Crunching Pearls

Border Stations

We make hands into feet,
we enter and cross the river.
We send armies into a fight,
then jump out of the world. 287 more words


Sing Hu, a Healing Song of Divine Love

This past two weeks I have been sharing well-known prayer poems as words from the HEALER archetype energy…whether you think of that as your own inner archetypal Healer part of Self, or Spirit Itself, or the centering Order of the Universe, or God as the Creator and Healer, or a spiritual Teacher or Master who brings Healing to your Heart.  785 more words

BE2: Friday Life Path Mapping Results

The Essential Rumi

A Thirsty Fish

I don’t get tired of you. Don’t grow weary
of being compassionate toward me!

All this thirst equipment
must surely be tired of me, 159 more words


Chase a deer and end up everywhere

“Chase a deer and end up everywhere” is a reference to the life of Ibrahim (d.783). A prince of Balkh, Ibrahim represents to the Sufis someone who in one visionary moment gives up his external kingdom for his inner majesty.

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Jesus makes a quick getaway

Unfold Your Own Myth

Who gets up early to discover
the moment light begins?
Who finds us here circling,
bewildered like atoms?
Who comes to a spring thirsty…

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mountain of skulls

The Wood and the Flames, Still Talking

No more wine for me.
I am past delighting in the thick red and the clear white.
I am thirsty for my own blood as it moves into a field of action.

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