Love for a New Year

From Rumi:



I want to dance here in this music,

not in spirit where there is no time.

I circle the sun like shadow.  My

head becomes my feet.  Covered with

existence, Pharaoh, annihilated, I

am Moses.  A pen between God-fingers.

a walkingstick dragon, my blind mind,

taps along its cane of thought.  Love

clings to no thought.  It waits with soul,

with me, weeping in this corner.  We’re

strangers here where we never hear

yes.  We must be from some other town.

Not being ready yet to welcome our lives unconditionally, let’s cultivate gratitude for the fiery love within that is already saying YES to it all.



2 Responses to Love for a New Year

  1. Shokai December 29, 2016 at 9:13 pm #

    Beautiful, I adore Rumi and you and am so grateful for our friendship! Shokai

  2. Roger Hawkins December 30, 2016 at 11:18 am #

    Thanks Kathy,

    I hope your new year is really great!

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