Geronimo By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Geronimo by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) You might hear the beautiful shout of “Geronimo” from a lover who has just dove from a cliff and is…

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A Still Cup By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

A Still Cup by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) For God To make love, For the divine alchemy to work, The Pitcher needs a still cup. Why…

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An Astronomical Question By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

An Astronomical Question by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) What Would Happen if God leaned down And gave you a full wet Kiss? Hafiz Doesn’t mind answering…

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Covers Her Face With Both Hands By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Covers Her Face with Both Hands by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) What We speak Becomes the house we live in. Who will want to sleep in…

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Everywhere By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Everywhere by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Running Through the streets Screaming, Throwing rocks through windows, Using my own head to ring Great bells, Pulling out my…

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How Could A Lover Fall By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

How Could a Lover Fall by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) What could have caused your grip to weaken that allowed creation to be? How could a…

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I Have Learned So MuchBy Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

I Have Learned So Much by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) I Have Learned So much from God That I can no longer Call Myself A Christian,…

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Laughing At The Word Two By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Laughing at the Word Two by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Only The Illumined One Who keeps Seducing the formless into form Had the charm to win…

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Love Is The Funeral Pyre By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Love is the Funeral Pyre by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Love is The funeral pyre Where I have laid my living body. All the false notions…

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No Conflict By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

No Conflict by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) No Conflict When the flute is playing For then I see every movement emanates From God’s Holy Dance.

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The Great Religions By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

The Great Religions by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) The Great religions are the Ships, Poets the life Boats. Every sane person I know has jumped Overboard….

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That Magnificent Storm By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

That Magnificent Storm by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Sitting here Loving like this Alone again In God’s valley After that magnificent storm Of Your presence just…

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Reverence By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Reverence by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Because There is nothing Outside of my Master’s body I try To show reverence To all things. Because There is…

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The Hatcheck Girl By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

The Hatcheck Girl by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Why Are there So few in the court Of a perfect Saint? Because Every time you are near…

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That Lamp That Needs No Oil By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

That Lamp That Needs No Oil by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) I have made the journey into Nothing. I have lit that lamp that Needs no…

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The Source By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

The Source by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) God has never really spoken, though a thought once crossed His mind. It is the echo of divine silence…

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Why Aren’t We Screaming Drunks By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Why Aren’t We Screaming Drunks by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) The sun once glimpsed God’s true nature And has never been the same. Thus that radiant…

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Today By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Today by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) I Do not Want to step so quickly Over a beautiful line on God’s palm As I move through the…

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Then Winks By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

Then Winks by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) Everything is clapping today. Light, Sound, Motion, All movement. A rabbit I pass pulls a cymbal From a hidden…

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The Thousand-Stringed Instrument By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

The Thousand-Stringed Instrument by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) The heart is The thousand-stringed instrument. Our sadness and fear come from being Out of tune with love….

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What The Hell By Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

What the Hell by Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky) The Real love I always keep a secret. All my words Are sung outside Her window, For when…

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Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare – Dante Alighieri

Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare – Dante Alighieri Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare la donna mia quand’ella altrui saluta, ch’ogne lingua deven tremando…

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Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore – Dante Alighieri

Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore – Dante Alighieri Deh, Violetta, che in ombra d’Amore negli occhi miei sì subito apparisti, aggi pietà del cor…

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Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio – Dante Alighieri

Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio – Dante Alighieri Vergine Madre, figlia del tuo Figlio, umile e alta più che creatura, termine fisso d’eterno consiglio,…

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De gli occhi de la mia donna si move – Dante Alighieri

De gli occhi de la mia donna si move – Dante Alighieri De gli occhi de la mia donna si move un lume sì gentil…

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Un dì si venne a me Malinconia – Dante Alighieri

Un dì si venne a me Malinconia – Dante Alighieri Un dì si venne a me Malinconia e disse: “Io voglio un poco stare teco”;…

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Amor, che movi tua vertù – Dante Alighieri

Amor, che movi tua vertù – Dante Alighieri Amor, che movi’ tua vertù da cielo come ‘l sol lo splendore, che là s’apprende più lo…

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Com più vi fere amor – Dante Alighieri

Com più vi fere amor – Dante Alighieri Com più vi fere Amor co’ suoi vincastri, più li vi fate in ubidirlo presto, ch’altro consiglio,…

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Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa – Dante Alighieri

Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa – Dante Alighieri Amore e ‘l cor gentil sono una cosa, sì come il saggio in suo…

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