Angels By Dorothy Walters

Angels Some looked up, saw an angel riding earthward on a cloud, and gasped. Others saw nothing, proclaimed the whole thing a …

Mystics By Dorothy Walters

Mystics Some people want answers, find them in preestablished molds, shape themselves to conform to preexisting patterns, ancient myths and legends, and …

Dancers By Dorothy Walters

Dancers All around we are seeing a world in ruins. I do not need to tell you all the things going wrong. …

Iris By Dorothy Walters

Iris No matter how many times I tell myself That things will be all right, That everything happens for the best, And …

Singers By Dorothy Walters

Singers Give all you have to the kingdom. The kingdom will reward you greatly. Spread your skirts to catch the jewels showering …

The Entitled

They are all walking around us as if they were dead or in trance. They crave new and shiny things with wheels …

The Skeptics By Dorothy Walters

The Skeptics We were the skeptics, the ones who knew that nothing exists beyond our knowing, our certitude that what we saw …

Each Day By Dorothy Walters

Each Day Each day you think you know something. Each day you stumble into new truth. One truth ever contradicts another. Yet …

The Secret By Dorothy Walters

The Secret A hundred scholars could search the texts and never find the meanings. Yogis can turn themselves into pretzels, become limber …

Who I Was By Dorothy Walters

Who I Was Frankly, it is a bit frightening. To think that everything each moment, each intensity, was merely a phantom passing …

The Sibyl By Dorothy Walters

The Sibyl Everything on this journey is destined, though unplanned. What you call my madness is the food of my life. The …

Taken By Dorothy Walters

Taken First, you must let your heart be broken open in a way you have never felt before, cannot imagine. You will …

The Saints By Dorothy Walters

The Saints These were not like us, these ancient ones. They lived in caves, ate grass, lashed themselves to poles and stood …

Still Life By Dorothy Walters

Still Life The rose that no longer blooms in the garden, blooms inside her whole body, among the veins and organs and …

Oh, Seeker By Dorothy Walters

Oh, Seeker Oh, seeker, do not follow the trodden ways that the elders have created. Too often these are deceptive, have lost …

Gifts By Dorothy Walters

Gifts The Divine Lover, says Hafiz, will smash your windows out to throw in holy gifts. Did you realize that the windows …

After By Dorothy Walters

After There is one thing certain. Once you have stood in the midst of that searing flame, been struck down to earth …

Waiting By Dorothy Walters

Waiting The jeweled cloud sways overhead, waiting. Meanwhile, our cells are turning to air, finer and finer arrangements of light.

Nomads By Dorothy Walters

Nomads Beyond this flame-desert, other, even wilder deserts. ~ Rumi Here, where we have traced sand circles by day, danced ourselves to …