Poetry

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With Brightness of Peace

Sparkler

love is a place
& through this place of
love move
(with brightness of peace)
all places

yes is a world
& in this world of
yes live
(skillfully curled)
all worlds

~ E. E. Cummings

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Howl-Hearted

hole-hearted

wholehearted

howl-hearted

*~

enjoy the bright light of the blue moon, everyone ♥ :)

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Creating Truth Like Glass

Wales Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre

The Wales Millennium Centre (Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) in Cardiff Bay was mentioned briefly on the telly the other night, and I instantly fell in love with the stained glass poetry inscription over the main entrance.

Creu Gwir
fel Gwydr
o Ffwrnais Awen

In These Stones
Horizons
Sing

The Welsh words translate as ’Creating truth like glass from the furnace of inspiration’. I love it! :) It was written by poet Gwyneth Lewis.

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Don’t Forget Love

Photo by Ram Solanki

“Don’t forget love;
it will bring all the madness you need
to unfurl yourself across
the universe.”

~ Mirabai

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A Coin Spinning on its Edge

Spinning coin (Photo by STIG3699 on Flickr)

Photo by STIG3699 on Flickr

my beloved magician

keeping the audience spellbound
with sleight of hand
is no feat

enchanted and eager to believe
oblivious to the
open secret

flipping a coin, asking head or tails?
(neither and both
always!)

pointing to only two sides of the coin
is discounting both copper
and wholeness

now, set the coin spinning on its edge
and watch it revolve
unceasingly

who will pay attention to the stillness
in the very midst of this
whirling?

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Love Said to Me…

Purple umbrella, photo by Lorienzeren

Photo by Lorienzeren

Love said to me, ‘There will always be room for you under my purple umbrella, but there’s so much more to life! Come, let me pull you even closer… let me dance with you in the rain.’

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Pour the Wine, Love!

Red wine

I can sense you watching me closely
as I gently trace my fingertips
along the wall of Existence,
quietly breathing life into words
scribbled in love and longing…

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A Bubble Raised

Photo by Sash

When I open my eyes to the outer world
I feel myself as a drop in the sea;
but when I close my eyes and look within,
I see the whole universe
as a bubble raised in the ocean of my heart.

~ Hazrat Inayat Khan

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Nirvana is Right Here

Nirvana isn't on the "other side"...

nirvana

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My Existence is from You

Art by Omkali

My existence is from you and your appearance is through me.
Yet if I had not appeared, you would not have been.

~ Muhiy-din Ibn ‘Arabi

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