All the Hemispheres

Today, after a lovely walk with my dog in the magnificent abundance of Mother Earth, I was called upon to share this poem.  May your heart be as blessed as mine feels by the reading of this beautiful poem.

All The Hemispheres

Leave the familiar for a while.
Let your senses and bodies stretch out

Like a welcomed season
Onto the meadows and shores and hills.

Open up to the Roof.
Make a new water-mark on your excitement
And love.

Like a blooming night flower,
Bestow your vital fragrance of happiness
And giving
Upon our intimate assembly.

Change rooms in your mind for a day.

All the hemispheres in existence
Lie beside an equator
In your heart.

Greet Yourself
In your thousand other forms
As you mount the hidden tide and travel
Back home.

All the hemispheres in heaven
Are sitting around a fire
Chatting

While stitching themselves together
Into the Great Circle inside of
You.

 

Hāfez (1325/26–1389/90) was a Persian poet.
From: The Subject Tonight is Love

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About Wildflower Women

Welcome to my site. I am writing to give people inspiration to hold their voices, especially as concerns the grieving process. My hope is that everyone finds a little inspiration from my site. We are all a work in progress! Namaste.
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4 Responses to All the Hemispheres

  1. Wow, I LOVE that poem! 😀

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  2. kmoore20 says:

    WW, this is also a perfect poem for an outdoor retreat gathering- a real “soul opener”. Thanks!

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  3. You are most welcome, I had never read it before yesterday when it magically made its way into my life and I was so moved by the words.

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