What Do sad people have in Common? It seems They have all built a shrine To the past And often go there And do a strange wail and Worship What is the beginning of Happiness? It is to stop being So religious Like That. Read more

Sign Me Up

The Ship you are riding on, Look where it is Heading: Your body’s port is the graveyard. Realizing the destiny of each clay bowl Tossed into the sky With no one to Catch it I finally Accepted the Beloved’s kind offer To enroll In His sublime, Ball-busting course Of Spirit […] Read more

The Real love I always keep a secret All my words Are sung outside Her window. For when She lets me in I take a thousand oaths of silence. But, then She says, O, then God says “What the hell, Hafiz, Why not give the whole world My Address?” Read more

The Great Artist

The Difference Between a good artist And a great one Is; The novice Will often lay down his tool Or brush Then pick up an invisible club On the mind’s table And helplessly smash the easels and Jade. Whereas the vintage man No longer hurts himself or anyone And keeps […] Read more