Sufi Haiku | Coleman Barks speaks

. return journey

i didn’t come here
of my own accord.

The One who
brought me here
will have to
take me home.



. prayer & longing


when you pray
your own longing
is the reply.


. a good story


it’s said that
God created the world
because He love stories.

Make your life
a good story
so God doesn’t
get bored.

. secret way

any religion,
any group,
any person,
each has a secret way
to be with the Mystery,
none to be judged.

. matters

what matters
is how quickly you do
what your soul directs.


:: R e f e r e n c e

[] Coleman Barks speaking @ spring Writers Festival - a performance of 800 year old poetry of Rumi
[] Coleman Barks - official site
[] The Voice of Longing, Coleman Barks CD of Rumi
[] image credit: Michael Green

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