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Morning Poem, August 10, 2014

The Lives Of The Mystics: A Psalm This psalm was found during the 1941 excavation of a second-century monastery near in the village of Tokat in what is now Turkey. A team of archaeologists from a university in the northeastern … Continue reading

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Characteristics Of Modern Poets #10

A mystic is vulnerable to beauty.

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Characteristics of Modern Poets #8

A mystic knows not only that there is more to the story, he also understands that there is a moral to the story.

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Characteristics Of Modern Poets #7

A mystic is not cynical, but is not reluctant to believe that conventional wisdom may be wrong.

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Characteristics of Modern Poets #6

To be a mystic is to believe that there is a purpose in circumstances.

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Characteristics Of Modern Poets #5

To be a mystic is to understand that everybody is hiding something, often something big, and often from themselves.

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Characteristics of Modern Poets #4

To be a mystic is to understand that there is more hidden than is apparent.

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Characteristics of Modern Poets #3

To be a mystic means at least this: that one has spent decades relinquishing conventional hand and footholds and admitting how much he does not know.

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Morning Poem, August 8, 2014

The Spirit Wind   The spirit wind lives, sometimes I hear it sing, sometimes on foggy riverbanks sometimes in high ravines.

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Poem of The Morning, August 7, 2014

Here it is, the second installment in this three-part prose poem about a creek behind my boyhood home.  I’ve reprinted part one here, too, so you won’t have to refer back to yesterday’s post.  I hope you enjoy this.  Comments … Continue reading

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