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Arden G
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My Farewell
My Farewell I sat around a fire and thought  - of you.  Take your greatest moment of pleasure, and multiply that by a millionfold, then you might barely  conceive what I am talking about.  Has your life been so restrained  that you never collaspsed onto the...

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A River Understands
A River Understands I think a river understands me, I used to know my name, and now I don't.  For what does a river call itself when it starts emptying into the sea? Opening itself wider, until it is one  with the ocean?  I am like that with the world, and ...

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Out Of The Mouths Of A Thousand Birds
Out Of The Mouths Of A Thousand Birds Listen, listen more carefully to what is around you listen for the chorus of the Beloved's name for the Prayer Call rising up like the sun out of the mouths of a thousand birds.  There is an astonishing vastness of move...

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Riches Everywhere
Riches Everywhere Don't envy my talents,  or seek them. For few could bear the suffering it took to mine the jewels I have.  There are divine riches everywhere. The most natural way  for most to find them is by caring for those around us as if they were our...

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Open The Door or Die
Open The Door or Die There is an invisible sun we long to see. The closer you get to the present,  the brighter and more real it will become, even at midnight.  Now take your wings, wings filled with spirit, and head into that stratosphere  of the sun. "Ope...

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Fiddling With The Idiot
Fiddling With The Idiot Once when I was fussing with my hair  in front of a mirror,  my master walked by and said:  "Why are you always fiddling  with the idiot?  You should starve him a day or two now and then." Once a week I started abstaining  then it tu...

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What You Really Want
What You Really Want There is not a waking moment that you are not trying to savior what you have, or get closer to what will bring you pleasure.  Being so preoccupied as we are with needing to be satisfied, it seems we would be better at it by now:  that h...

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The Theater of Freedom
The Theater of Freedom In my divine studio I have been working on this:  Painting the Truth, Revealing a picture of God, Tearing down cruel walls so you can enter  the marvelous theater  of Freedom.              Hafiz told his followers many things, but two...

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Be Not Grieved
Be Not Grieved Although you have not  received Love's true guerdon one day your dessert will become a garden, so be not grieved. Do not turn your heart away, nor speak against your Beloved, but bear your present state, and be not grieved.  Let your tender b...

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The Passing Of A Body
The Passing Of A Body What will the burial of my body be?  The pouring of a sacred cup of wine  into the Earth's tender mouth and making my dear sweet lover laugh one more time.  What is the passing of a body?  The glorious lifting of the spirit  into the s...
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