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// Hafiz
MAY
28
2014

Why Aren’t We Screaming Drunks

The sun once glimpsed God’s true nature And has never been the same. Thus that radiant sphere Constantly pours its energy Upon this earth As does He from behind The veil. With a wonderful God like that Why isn’t everyone a screaming drunk? Hafiz’s guess is this:
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MAY
28
2014

One day the sun admitted,

One day the sun admitted, I am just a shadow. I wish I could show you The Infinite Incandescence That has cast my brilliant image! I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in the darkness, The Astonishing Light Of your own Begin! — Hafiz
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MAY
28
2014

The spirit of the sun whispers to me

The spirit of the sun whispers to me, it says go ahead, you can do it, shine… like me. There is darkness, and you can be the flame of one candle without shame. — Hafiz
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MAY
28
2014

Don’t surrender your loneliness

Don’t surrender your loneliness So Quickly. Let it cut more deep. Let it ferment and season you As few human Or divine ingredients can. Something missing in my heart tonight Has made my eyes so soft, My voice So tender, My need of God Absolutely clear. — Hafiz
MAY
28
2014

Deepening the Wonder

Death is a favor to us, But our scales have lost their balance The impermanence of the body Should give us great clarity, Deepening the wonder in our senses and eyes Of this mysterious existence we share And are surely just traveling through. If I were in the Tavern tonight,