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W r i t i n g s

The Instant Before the Upsurge

(My Time with Jean Klein)

Feeling Enquiry
Understanding And Experience
A Goddess Smiles
Sorrow and Ecstasy

F r e s h   P o e m s

Oh Mariner of Life
(11-17-17)
Knowing
(11-11-17)
Drown Here
(11-01-17)
The Jewel Within
(10-16-17)
The Perfume Of
The Beloved
(10-08-17)
The Fathomless Depths
Of The Heart
(10-02-17)
The Kiss Of Grace
(09-28-17)
Notions
(09-17-17)
At The Crossroads
of Heart and Mind
(08-30-17)
If We Are Not Mad
(08-12-17)
What Matters
Name and Form
(07-04-17)
Minding What Happens
(06-27-17)
Wind, Palms,
and Whispered Words
(06-12-17)
Love Turned The Tide
(05-24-17)
This Notion of
Endless Happiness
(05-09-17)
Suffering
(04-19-17)
The Tribes Of Knowing
(04-09-17)
I Have Fled The Walled Villages Of Belief
(03-26-17)
The Mystery That She Is
(02-22-17)
Because I Loved Her
(02-16-17)
The Divine Breeze
(02-14-17)

A g e d   P o e m s

10,000 Hawkers Hawking
A Beautiful Sorrow
A Dance of Apparitions
A Different “Place”
A Fairy Tale
A Gesture of Love
A Most Exquisite ”Possession”
A Sad Excuse
A Simple Man
A Strand Of Her Hair
A Teacher, A Friend
Aboutism
Adrift
Ah… My Love
All This Nonsense
Alone in this Fullness
Alone Out Here
Already Pregnant
Always Touching
Am I Not Here?
An Old Couple
Are We Not Intimate?
Art
Astounded Lucid Confusion
At Last I've Given Up
Attention
Autonomy
·
Back, Behind, Before
Band of Minstrels
Be Love
Because
Because Of
Because
and Not Because
Beyond
Peace and Happiness
Beyond Reckoning
Blowing On The Ember
Bob
·
Certainty
Cream, Two Sugars,
Please
Cry out!
·
Dawdling
Dissolving
Don't Stop
Doubts
Drooling Mind
Drunk
·
Endless Enlightening
Entering
the Winter Years
Ever New
Experience
Expressing
the Inexpressible
·
Falling Awake
Fellowship Of The Heart
Fire On The Savannah
First
Frightening at First
Fruit
·
Give me a Buck
God
By Any Name
God Has No Name But Love
Grace
Grasping
Greatness
·
Head To Heart
Heart and Mind
Heaven and Hell
Heaven's Light
Her One Response
Here…
in This Dream of Immanence
Hoist The Sail
How Can This Be?
How Do You Know?
Humility
·
“I Am” Before “I” Am
I And Thou
I Pray
I Saw You Walking
I Speak To Her
I Wish I Could Tell
If There Is More
If, When, After
If You Love
If You See The Beloved
Illumination, Liberation, Enlightenment
Immanence
Impossibly
In Here
In Rains of Wonder
In Temple, Church,
and Mosque
In The Ancient Way
In The Deepest
Heart Of Being
In the Immediacy
of Experience
In Wonder
Intimacy
Inward Turning
I've No Idea
Where She's Taken Him
·
Jasmine
Jewels
Journey Without End
Just My Nature
Just One Mystical Power
·
Kintsugi Cup
Knowing Nothing
Knowledge
·
Lean-to
Learning to Play
Let All Be Free
Let Her Pour
Liberation
and Illumination
Liberation
of the Whole Being
Life Itself
Living By Heart
Longing Remains
Love
Love, All Along
Love and Surrender
Love Shines
Love's Inward Turning
·
Make No Mistake…
Masala
Meditation
Mercy
Middle of Nowhere
Mind and Heart
Mindless Blathering
Mother of Sorrows
Myself
Mystical Alchemy
·
No Need to Know
Nonduality
·
Only The Heart May Enter
Outside The Walls
Overboard
·
Perfection
Perfection And Imperfection
Perhaps They Are Right
Persevere, Dear Heart
Poof!
Prayer, Dissolution
Preferences,
Propensities, Proclivities
·
Reflecting
Remembering
Remembering
What You Love
River of Experience
Rumi's Moment
·
Shhh!
So Gently
Sojourn
Something Known,
Then Forgotten
Something So Beautiful
Something Wonderful
Song
to the Divine Beloved
Speaking
Stances
Stature
Still Waters
Surrender
Surrender Came
Surrendered
Swooning Heart and Breathless Mind
·
Tea In The Wilderness
Teaching
The Beloved
The Beloved Thief
The Brambles of Experience
The
Compassionate Lie
The Crossroads
The Dust Of Her Feet
The Experience
of Existing
The Fall Of A Sparrow
The Friend
The Furtive Glance
The Gates of Heaven
The Great Mystery
The Happiness
of Another
The Heart
The Heart's Desire
The Highest Teacher
The Highway of Grace
The Inner Sanctum
The Jasmine Lover
The Journey to Heaven
The Merchant
The Middle of Nowhere
The Oasis
The Path of the Idiot
The Pathless Heart of All Paths
The Perfecting Schools
The Problem
The Rains of Heaven
The Salt Doll “I”
The Salt Doll's Journey
The Sat Guru
The Sky and I
The "Spiritual" Life
The Stew
The Still, Soft Voice
The Sword of Name and Form
The Terrible Problem
The Ultimate Hottie
The Verdant Heart
The Village Gate
The Way Of Love
The Way of the Heart
The Whole Being Wagging
The Wine of Her Presence
There Comes a Time
They Told Me
Thinking “About”
This Great Mystery
This Lover
Cannot Be “Convinced”
This Sankalpa
This Temple
This World
Those Radiant Eyes
Tossing the Oars
Touched,
Moved, and Illumined
Touching the Hem
of Her Sari
Transmission of the Flame
Troubled
Turning
Two Hearts
Two Loves
·
Vanished
·
Waiting
Walled Villages
Weather
What Am I?
What If
What Is It You Want?
What Is This?
What to Do?
What Was That,
And What Is This?
What Will They Say?
What Words Are There?
What's In This Tea?
What's Left Of Us
When…
Where Do I Begin and End?
Where Have You Been?
Where We Began
Why Write?
Within
Without Expectation
Words
Words… Not Yet Words
·
You're Driving
·
Zen Dialog