Morning Saunter

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In the meantime, Mawlana Jalaluddin, who completed his spiritual retreat the night before, was having a morning saunter. He walked through the greenery in the thick woods of the foothill of Mount Dipoyraz. It did not take long until he ascended the hill and washed his face with the water from a river nearby. Then his beard soaked, as he gulped the water, satiating his thirst.…

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Poet’s Tongue

Poet’s Tongue

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A poet’s tongue

is sweet like sugar.

But do not be mistaken.

The sugarcane is in the heart.

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Do you think poetry is difficult?

No. The truth is

you don’t need a PhD

in Linguistics or Literature

just to be a poet.

All you need is love.

A poet is not necessarily a lover,

but a lover is always a poet.

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For when everyone is in love,

even the mute becomes a poet,

even lemon…

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Real Voice

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What keeps your body alive,

you can hear it with the two ears.

But what keeps your soul alive,

you can only hear it with the third ear.   

Stop listening with the two ears,

listen with the third one.

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Go to the woods like Thoreau,

or gazed at the starry sky like Galileo.

Whatever you do,

be sure to remain silent.

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Stop talking, I’m telling you.

Listen.

Your soul speaks to you

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The Pearl

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Then a man came forward. He was a man with a long beard; his long brown hair was swayed by the wind. To Nasheva, the man asked, “O beloved Lady Nasheva, please speak to us of the essence of life.”

Nasheva nodded and gave him a blessing from the distance. She did not respond immediately, but glanced at her right. Then she walked toward a gold jug and two silver cups…

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