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Sweet Darkness

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This poem by David Whyte celebrates the profound clarity one gains by shedding who or what no longer serves them.

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"The Sun Never Says"

This Hafiz-inspired poem by Daniel Ladinsky shows the nature of unconditional love and that selfless quality of really being able to love someone well.

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Gemseed

A delicate poem about loving yourself, read by the author.

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Love

We don't need to look for love outside ourselves; we ourselves are love.

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Love After Love

This is a gorgeous love poem about loving yourself again after a long estrangement.

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Last Night as I Was Sleeping

Machado beautifully expresses what happens when we are present to life without the distractions that hijack our hearts and minds.

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Enough

This lovely prayer of a poem reminds us to let it be; powerful advice put so simply.

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Just Beyond Yourself

This poem by David Whyte inspires the reader to step outside their comfort zone and forget fear in order to find true self-fulfillment.

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Twice Blessed

This poem by David Whyte reminds us to be grateful for every day and every version of ourselves that is possible.

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Breaking Surface

In this poem, Mark Nepo reminds us to dance to the beat of our own song.

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won’t you celebrate with me

This poem by Lucille Clifton celebrates resilience and self-realization.

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