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Often I Imagine the Earth

By Dan Gerber
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We are all connected, we are all helping each "fly home."

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Rest

Sometimes we glimpse that everything's okay just as it is. Everything's fine.

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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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"I never saw a moor . . ."

The poet does not have to see to believe --the definition of faith.

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The Delight Song of Tsoai-talee

Let us celebrate being alive, having a place in the grand scheme of things, feeling connected to the earth and all its inhabitants.

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Time for Serenity, Anyone?

Read this poem to remind yourself that the world, in all its loveliness, keeps on, regardless of human turmoil.

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Briefly It Enters, and Briefly Speaks

In Kenyon's liturgical poem there is a sense of the divine permeating everything; we ourselves are part of that divinity.

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There Is a Light in Me

We can reach within ourselves to find peace, and hope.

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Rock Me, Mercy

Komunyakaa wrote this poem the day after the Sandy Hook tragedy as a way of offering healing and compassion.

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For the Sake of Strangers

The kindness of others can save us.

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Choices

When we stop plunging ahead in our activities long enough to just look, we become gentle.

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