Monthly Archives: April 2012

Poem & Drawing: How Can We Not Admire

HOW CAN WE NOT ADMIRE How can we not admire emptiness especially when it’s pregnant with superlative Light? Explosively thrilling in its opening of our perceptions from toe-tips to galactic distances more numerous than sand grains in a colossal stretch … Continue reading

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Sufi Symposium Poem 3

LAST THINGS 1 The last rhinoceros might look around and wonder where its beautiful beady-eyed brothers and sisters went The last waterfall might slide its last cascade down the usual rocks and feel strange The last wheeling bird so used … Continue reading

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SUFI SYMPOSIUM POEMS 2

KNOT OF GOLD The Prophet took people of abject poverty and strewed rubies at their feet There was no glass in the Prophet’s windows for any brick to break In each heart he ties a knot of gold whose two … Continue reading

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