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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  
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I always have this thing where, before reading a book, I'm extremely reluctant and always put it off. But then when I finally get to reading I'm instantly hooked. I don't know why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    books lately have been my escape.. never ever did i think i would fall in love with reading as much as i have!!! im a strange one and love reading cliche love stories but also...
    unknownana unknownana 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    my mind can't understand when people say they don't like to read, to think they'll never know the heart ache of feeling fewer and fewer pages till the back of the book, never look...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It helps me forget about the pains of life, mainly about revising and studying. But I love reading books! Gone girl is my favourite ^.^
    kinko888 kinko888 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Books are my life. They distract me from reality and sometimes I feel like I actually know the characters lol I love reading and I love to find people who do as well!
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I love reading books, any genre, except horror. Non-fiction is fine, but i'm more into fiction. Historical books are also not that bad, but i like "future-fiction" more. Adventure...
    melissa46 melissa46 13-15, F Jan 7

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    As a devout reader of all kinds of literature I'm definitely guilty of losing track of what time or even what day it is. To think of all those years of fiddling with my stupid...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I've had quite a sheltered life and grew up reading fiction books for pleasure. I still do, and many non-fiction too, to do with my professional and personal and spiritual...
    HTreaty HTreaty 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I am an open book who oft times need the pages opened and the corners bent. Very simple in its reading and understanding. As the pages flip by, I hope one day to have made a...
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Conversations With Spirits by E O Higgins The story is about an upper class alcoholic with a reputation for debunking spiritualists, he is both hired and challenged by sir Arthur...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    In my free time I love to read and write. Seems like for me I've been to hell and back. Sometimes I don't know how to express myself to other people so I love to write it out. I...
    Rooknightingale43 Rooknightingale43 16-17, F Jan 12

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    Progress (Love, loss, and the hopelessness of the hopeful.) I dwell no longer on the night or the day, I think on the past while the present’s away Thought cast the stone, one...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I once heard a soundIt came as quick as the nightSunset down behind the lightAnd there I found something not rightA heartA beatLaying beside my feetI saw a chance to fix it upTo...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Special thoughts often lie hiddenin the virtual words that I have writtenlike shining treasures I throw them outin hopes that others will smile or poutI sense your thoughts...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Holding youThe Christmas was bluewith our kids all out of townthe weather was coolour friends not aroundyour life was so emptywith nothing but meyou stared out the windowat the...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    *Oh, MaryJane* Oh, Maryjane! My Maryjane! Years I have been wanting you, A taste of you! Your delicate curves, I wanted to run my fingers to. Your sweet smell, I wanted to drown...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is as close as we get Everything in-between is left Unsaid We can’t hold onto lies, our disguise Further from the truth we slip Our trust on parade, a disco dance...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Ask And I will do Speak And I will listen Listen And I will talk Need And I will give Give And I will receive Nothing hurt more then to feel alone Being alone can kill anyone...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It was before my time The wind had kept me so tight Like a dingy upon the rough ocean front An emotion crippling me My thoughts drawn out like a cartoon This so called fear of...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I can no longer hold on My grip has loosened Life has interrupted my survival This moment is the last I will not be able to Keep up I slowly release my fight Feel the blade of...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    It’s a touch Serene Sung without words A cradle of love The sway of the wind blows Caress of the oceans front Waves Title Collapse Crash Abominable When love’s last breath...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I have nothing....everything is goneTaken without my permissionI have been sent into remissionForced to live through everyone else's visionGo ahead you can have whatever you...
    Brokenvegetable Brokenvegetable 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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