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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
Could not find or muster up another poem for tonight. So, here are the first three paragraphs of a book I was once contemplating, but will probably never finish. It was good to be young then To be close … Continue reading
A mystic is not first concerned with his own authority or credit. He is convinced that his power is all gift. He does not dwell on and may forget his status, even in the moment that he speaks.
A mystic knows not only that there is more to the story, he also understands that there is a moral to the story.
To be a mystic is to understand that everybody is hiding something, often something big, and often from themselves.
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.
Modern poetry is not simply a matter of cleverly arranged words. Any modern poet worth his salt must be a mystic.
The Spirit Wind The spirit wind lives, sometimes I hear it sing, sometimes on foggy riverbanks sometimes in high ravines.
A modern poet must be precise enough to be obscure in the right places.
Blake Whimsey William Blake brought men awake. Made other poets seem like fakes. He wrote his songs on wooden plates. Wrote them all for heaven’s sake. copyright 2014