Weekly Poems

You are Excused (1/29/2023) O one who wants to experience the world and everything in it, you are a day laborer. O one who dreams of heaven, you are far from the Truth. O one who enjoys both those worlds because of ignorance, you haven’t tasted the pleasure of His More...
Greetings of the Heart (1/22/2023) In order to hear the greetings of the heart, I knocked on its door one night.   The glitter of that moonlight reflected on the eye and heart of the road. After that, the brilliance sparkled endlessly.   The quarters of the heart are filled More...
I Will Leave You There (1/15/2023) O one who is fond of wealth and possessions and deeds, you get so excited by these things, even though they come entirely from your imagination. You become happy or sad over nothing. I see that you are in the fire, I will leave More...
I Won’t Leave You in the Middle of the Road (1/8/2023) I came to grab you by the ear and drag you away. I came to leave you without a heart, without a self. I came to put you inside of My heart. O rose sapling, I came to embrace More...
Within You (1/1/2023) You are a copy of the Divine Book. You are the mirror of the Sultan’s art, beauty and power. There is nothing in the universe beyond you. Whatever you want, ask yourself to give it to you. Whatever you are looking for, search for it within you. More...

1/1/2023

Posted on December 31, 2022
Category: Conversation
In a group meeting with Hasan Shushud back in the 1970’s, Jonathan Boulting related that this was one of the bits of wisdom Shushud shared, with the caveat that his English might need some reconsideration: GRIEF: Our contract with Eternity. Mr. Shushud spoke often about our inborn nostalgia, our longing More...
From Beyond Love (12/25/2022) The fragrance of the rose garden and orchard is coming. The fragrance of that tender-hearted Beloved is coming.   My Beloved has scattered so many pearls that the sea is now up to my waist.   Bushy, thorny places appear softer than satin and silk because More...

Heart (12/18/2022)

Posted on December 18, 2022
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The Heart (12/18/2022) My life has passed in the great sweet pain in my heart. My heart isn’t concerned about that sorrow. It simply recognizes and accepts it.   I was sitting, waiting, until I came to understand what my heart wanted. Then, I started leaping with joy.   My More...
This Should Be Enough for You (12/11/2022) O heart, you and His troubles are here. This should be enough for you. When you fall into the troubles of Love, the soul becomes your slave and servant. Once you drink a glass of wine from His hand, you will no longer More...
His Comfort. His Torture (12/4/2022) My wish is God. My disciple is God. I give my old to God. I give my new to God.   I have been laid down under the feet of fate and accident.   This payment has nothing to do with being clean or dirty. There More...

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