Category Archives: Music of the Spheres

A LITTLE RAMSHACKLE SHACK

A LITTLE RAMSHACKLE SHACK PART 1 A little ramshackle shack on a hill blown apart by the wind door roof and walls lofted aloft and sent flying no weightier than paper upon which is casually written a name twists in … Continue reading

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You’ll Sing a Song

  You’ll sing a song from somewhere out of your depthsand light will hit it and it’ll bea diamond brooch worn at the back ofLayla’s head in a sunny glade it’ll be a drop of water hanging at thetip of … Continue reading

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Two Poems: If We Woke Up One Morning / Blue Circles

  IF WE WOKE UP ONE MORNING If we woke up one morning to findwe didn’t exist would the fast be abrogated? Or be more completely fulfilled? If we were avague fractal outline among mountain crags or mounded clouds or … Continue reading

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Poem: 12 / If I Should Die Tonight

If I should die tonight it would be like stepping out onto a big pond’s lily pads with all the other frogs combing out my hair and flames falling onto a plate the horse muzzle that follows me finally coming … Continue reading

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Poem: 5 / Seeing the Scaffold

Seeing the scaffold at the end of the road or a steamroller coming toward you or a herd of elephants bearing down or looking into the maw of a tiger on your morning stroll his teeth and back of throat … Continue reading

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Some Poems from Sufi Symposium 2012

_________________ YOU’LL SING A SONG You’ll sing a song from somewhere out of your depths and light will hit it and it’ll be a diamond brooch worn at the back of Layla’s head in a sunny glade it’ll be a … Continue reading

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