Tag Archives: Rumi

Daily Prompt – Belly

In Rumi’s pond, waded a pinkish flamingo Whose presence was as a belly dancer’s shadow The eye of Ra became its own perception of light As a sensuous beat flowed from the palace into the night Fatima dances while warding off … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Each of Us Is Created For A Particular Work

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”  – Rumi What then shall I do with my life, I once wondered.  The problem was that every time I … Continue reading

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Garden Into Gateway

It is the 19th day of  NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo.  New day, new challenge.  This one is to write a poem of any kind with any perspective pertinent to a ‘creation’ story.  Many who know me would assume that I would ease over … Continue reading

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Rumi’s Secret

Day 13 of the month long challenge was to write a ghazal.   It’s a nice traditional Persian form that has lent itself to the English literary world.  I wrote a poem or two off topic and now am coming … Continue reading

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