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John Lloyd

 

"This shape I have, O master, who do I look like?
One moment I am a fairy, the next and enchanter of one.
Burning with enthusiasms, I am both the candle and the crowd gathered around it;
I am the smoke and the light, together and scattered at once."

(Divan 1465:1-2)

Like This

I am together and scattered I am charred and tattered

yet I remain true to my resolve

I burn enthusiasms and smolder with Love

Just

like a wizard or the spirit that creates one


You are an Angel and I wish I knew

What created such a gorgeous urn for you

Such a Soul, such a being, such a person

Such as this.

I’ll tell you that I love you like this

I was a fire and a flame I was consumed by shame

And yet the journey through this valley

I have won

And the prize for my encounters

Is the enlightened I have seen

My one desire is my need to be one

You are an Angel and I wish I knew

What created such a gorgeous urn for you

Such a Soul, such a being, such a person

Such as this.

I’ll tell you that I love you like this

What shape do I form? What time do I perform?

Is this drama never to end?

I learn from you It’s up to me

I see that the lock has not a Key

It’s a combination of incontestable thought

You are an Angel and I wish I knew

What created such a gorgeous urn for you

Such a Soul, such a being, such a person

Such as this.

I’ll tell you that I love you like this



 

I want to become like an Evangelist of Love and Life!

But my temple will have NO WALLS! And No Figureheads in power
Only windows that remain open always
through storms and rainshowers and Lazy Sunday Afternoons in the backyard
My Heart contains power that goes beyond me yet is ME
And when I see someone who really sees me....
Bliss is the product produced
The elements are all around
the reactions we choose create the universe
if we remain calm and use love.and not fear
those who look back at us can not have anger.
Knowing that sweet souls are caring for me
and thinking of me
as I mutually care and think of them
Sets a circle of Happiness, a globe of pure love
that yields positiveness that glows and grows
beyond... toward more souls
I see you in other's eyes
embrace with a heart of affection without lust or personal desires
Streaming out with insurmountable brightness
I shine toward people and they shine back at me
I shine to thee and you back at me

© John Lloyd

 



 
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