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Rumi

Lord, the air smells good today, straight from the mysteries within the inner courts of God. A grace like new clothes thrown across the garden, free medicine for everybody. The trees in their prayer, the birds in praise, the first … Continue reading

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David Wagoner

Lost Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here. And you must treat it as a powerful stranger. Must ask permission to know it and be known. The forest breathes. … Continue reading

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Through a Closed Mouth the Flies Enter

Why with those red flames are rubies ready to burn? Why does the heart of the topaz have yellow honeycombs? Why does the rose amuse itself by changing the color of its dreams? Why does the emerald grow cold like … Continue reading

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A Poison Tree

I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow. And I waterd it in fears, Night & morning with my tears: … Continue reading

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To You.

STRANGER! if you, passing, meet me, and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you? by Walt Whitman

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Nature

Nature — the Gentlest Mother is, by Emily Dickinson Nature — the Gentlest Mother is, Impatient of no Child — The feeblest — or the waywardest — Her Admonition mild — In Forest — and the Hill — By Traveller … Continue reading

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