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I Love To Read Spiritual Poetry

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    Looking For Eachother-thich Nhat Hahn

     I have been looking for you, World Honored One,since I was a little child.With my first breath, I heard your call,and began to look for you, Blessed One.I've walked so many perilous paths,confronted so many dangers,endured despair, fear, hopes, and memories.I've trekked to...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    Poet Seers

    http://www.poetseers.org/this site has a great collection of poems=]
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Love’s Dare

        From my heart, sings my soul’s song. I must speak it’s message for I have not long. To impart my words of loving care. To all those who wish to take love’s dare.   Kindness to others and compassion to all, Is the Divine’s most humble and loving...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 Jan 23, 2012

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    Balance Of The Elements

    Balance of the Elements   To walk a steady path, on your journey through life. Let your mind run free with the wind. Let your heart be filled with flames of passion. Allow the cool waters to cleanse the pain inside. Ask the Earth to settle the ground beneath your...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 Jan 23, 2012

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    The New Rule ~ Rumi

    It's the old rule that drunks have to argue and get into fights. The lover is just as bad. he falls into a hole. But down in that hole he finds something shining, worth more than any amount of money or power. Last night the moon came dropping its clothes in the street. I took it...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Nov 11, 2010

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    Song Of The Mystic- God ~ Daniel

    And upon the stillness of a cloud-filled afternoon, the child asked of the Mystic: "Where is God, the Creator, and how will I endeavor to find the sacredness of His Being?" And the Mystic answered: Once upon a thousand years ago did a man seek the answer to your very question...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2010

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    Divine Creation

    Divine Creation   Darkness, peace, order, divine. Residing in stillness, removed from time. Void of life, void of memory, sedate and sublime.   Lightness, dreams, chaos, divine. Floating in stillness, desiring to sing. Fire of life, thoughts run free, pure...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 Jan 24, 2012

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    Faith In Your Divinity

    Faith in Your Divinity   Have faith in your divinity. Call out to your destiny. Have patience through adversity. Your soul resides within eternity.   Let not your eyes grow wary. For your destiny’s at hand. On opportunity do not tarry, For fate grows...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    All Things Desire ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

    All things desire to be like God, and infinite space is a mirror that tries to reflect His body. But it can’t. All that infinite existence can show us of Him is only an atom of God’s being. God stood behind Himself one night and cast a brilliant shadow from which...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Nov 26, 2010

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    Story Of A King

    This is a story about a king Who lived in a marvelous castle, Full of intricate passage ways, Rooms and halls. This castle had five gates And each day upon awakening, Feeling alone, The king would send forth his ministers Out into the world through these five gates, Searching...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    If God..

    If god had a religion, what would it be? Would he sit in a temple, would he pray to a tree? If god had a race, what skin would he have? We he be white or black or half and half? If god had a habit, which ones would he break? Would he put down the cig or stop chewing the...
    carlee1212 carlee1212 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    The Law Of Buddha

    He who is not happy with nothing, will not be happy with everything; He who does not cherish the little things, will not be thoughtful of the great things; He with whom sufficient is not enough, is without virtue, for the physical body of man lives only from day to day If...
    Mountaingirl07 Mountaingirl07 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    All Is Divine

    God is a place within your soul that everyone can reach from young to old Experience is necessary to believe Because with ones mind You cant conceive All is connected All is one as if we were the rays and god was the sun Love is what was used To create Infine expressions...
    Dyaniii Dyaniii 22-25, F Aug 26, 2012

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    We Are All One

    O hidden Life, vibrant in every atom O hidden Light, shining in every creature, O hidden Love, embracing all in Oneness May all who feel themselves as one with thee, Know they are therefore one with every other.. ~ Annie Besant It is in the shelter of each other, that the...
    Mountaingirl07 Mountaingirl07 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    Kindness Is My Religion....-Dalai Lama

    Compassionate the mountains rise....with the wistful dimness of old eyes. That having looked on life time out of mind.... Know that the simple gift of beIng kind, Is greater than all...
    Mountaingirl07 Mountaingirl07 51-55, F Aug 31, 2011

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    How Could A Lover Fall

    What could have caused your grip to weaken that allowed creation to be? How could a lover fall to his death from the arms of infinite strength? How active you are in the mind sustaining such a great wall that the sun can cast a frightening shadow the world believes. No one...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Nov 18, 2010

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    Rumi Inspires Always

    Inside of us, there's a continual autumn.Our leaves fall and are blown out over the water.~Rumii♥ — My words are like a ship, and the sea is their meaning. come to me and I will take you to the depths of spirit. ~Rumii♥ You are an ocean of knowledge, hidden...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2012

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    Poetry

    Poetry  and  books  are  a  world  in  their  own  right   Poetry  helps  us  in  many  ways  it  gives  s  the  chance  to  express  our  intense  emotions  and  provide  food  for  our  spiritual  growth  
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M Sep 6, 2011

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    All Things Are United Within

      All Things are United Within   Find yourself in the dead of night. Call forth your guides within. Telling them tonight is the night, That your soul’s passage will begin.   Bring silence to your Mind, Breath relaxation into your Body, Let go of fear...
    soulfireRW soulfireRW 31-35 Jan 23, 2012

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    This Earth A Bow ~ St. John Of The Cross

    You let my sufferings cease, for there was no one who could cure them. Now let my eyes behold your face for you are our only love. My spirit’s body is rising near – this earth a bow that shot me; now lift me into your arms as something precious that you dropped...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 25, 2010

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    Looking For Your Own Face

    Looking for your own face Your face is neither infinite nor ephemeral. You can never see your own face, only a reflection, not the face itself. So you sigh in front of mirrors and cloud the surface. It's better to keep your breath cold. Hold it, like a diver does in the ocean...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    Poetry

    Poetry  and  books  are  a  world  in  their  own  right   Poetry  helps  us  in  many  ways  it  gives  s  the  chance  to  express  our  intense  emotions  and  provide  food  for  our  spiritual  growth  
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    William Shakespeare

    " Out, out, brief candle!Life's but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets his hour upon the stageAnd then is heard no more. It is a taleTold by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing."
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    What Kind Of God?

      What kind of God would He be if He did not hear the bangles ring on an ant’s wrist   as they move the earth in their sweet dance?   And what kind of God would He be if a leaf’s prayer was not as precious to creation as the prayer His own son sang...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    " why hurt yourself when you can express yourself through poems, wouldnt it be amazing when people gives good respond to your poem? " That is what i said to myself when i started...
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    The lover of words Keeps them in his head Considers each carefully its weight, its beauty before issuing forth, Wasting not even one of that precious word and its...
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    A Life Time to Tell You Heart aches, heart breaks, hands tremble... A river swells inside; flooding past the eyes This love a contradiction, reddened cheeks, a hazy mind. Spines...
    LifeLacksLuster LifeLacksLuster 22-25, F Aug 29

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    "Young at Heart" There is a nine-year old child; With trapped mockingbird eyes. Unrequited love pinned to heart's wild. Her eyes polluted with amber slivers; Springy sienna curls...
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    Last Dance Intensity flowing so deep my lips can't split to speak... ... Fear of rejection while holding you in my eyes; I see... ...I love with my heart bleeding down my arm; your...
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    People: "I hate reading" Me: "...reading hates you"
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    Hi...do you guys feel frustrated when the book that you have been reading was thoroughly entertaining and fun, is finished and you can't find similar kind of book to read next?
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    I'm almost done with the book 13 Reasons Why and let me just tell you how much I love it. A girl who commits suicide sends taps to the people who caused her to become depressed and...
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    I'm French, I'm a girl and I'm 14 and a half. Here, for teenagers, reading is stupid, boring and all of these stupid things they say. They even say that Shakespeare, Moliere or...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    vernikung vernikung 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I used to say I HATED romance. But I guess I just didn't enjoy stories with Heterosexual Love Stories so much. I'm more into Yaoi. Call it double standards, its just in my opinion...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    This manga called "LIFE" was just that! Amazing, crazy, intense, and just overall insane started reading it in 7th grade and never had a chance to finish but finally reading it...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 6 days ago

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