Spiritual Poetry

Allegory addressed to the intellectual powers, while it is altogether hidden from the corporeal understanding, is my definition of the most sublime poetry. William Blake

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After spending forty years of my life in left-brain lock down, and never writing a single line of poetry, I woke up one day and started writing poetry, mostly of a very spiritual nature. The very first poem I wrote was The Song of Creation. The Song of Creation is an epic poem, like Blake’s Jerusalem. Like Jerusalem it is a recounting and a prophecy. It is the entire story of creation from the first glimmering to the ultimate and inevitable denouement, but with a difference. In this creation story there is no good and evil, there is no “us and them.” In this creation story the multitudes are brought together in shared purpose and in so doing all excuses and justifications are removed. The violence and disregard, the hierarchy and the privilege, the pain and the suffering, end as we finally realize and remember that we are members of the same glorious family of Spirit. If you visit the Song of Creation book page there is a link for you to download the full text to read for free. You can also support this work by purchasing a copy for your coffee room table.

After writing this book length poem I went on to write other poems, like Reed, or Shambhala Warriors, or The Redemption. A couple of poems are just for fun, but most have deeper spiritual significance. Indeed, some poems are “messages” for this time and this place, in the sense that William Blake speaks of the messages in his poems. It would be possible, I suppose, to write out the “messages” of these poem in prose form, but then not everybody is ready to hear, nor, even still, are all people inclined to be concerned. I would not bother those who are not ready, or who do not choose. Let them live out the rest of their lives as they see fit, hopefully hurting only themselves. For the rest, the messages are here when you are ready. Just follow your intuition and read that which you are guided to read.

My poems are all listed below, along with a short commentary by yours truly. I add to them as the spirit moves me. Feel free to share these poems around, or to republish them in your online or print magazine.  If you use a poem, make a donation through Paypal ([email protected]) if you are able. Pay whatever you can. If you can’t, no worries. Just make a proper attribution, and send me an email to let me know where you are using the poem.

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  • In the desert - I wrote this after reading a New York times article on what's happened to the Burning Man festival...
  • Stupidity defines the fall - This poem is not exactly a shining beam of light, it is more like a warning and a threat. You can...
  • It ain't going to be like the sixties - I grew up in the seventies, so I missed the sixties, but I'm painfully aware of what happened to...
  • All mimsy were the borogroves - These days all I seem to do is look at the world and get frustrated. Back at the birth of the WWW...
  • Reed - I think this is my favorite poem of the bunch. So subtle, so understated, but so potent and...
  • I'm not here... - So many things to say, so little time to say it. I guess in the end you either wake up, or you...
  • I Am/ We Are - This is a poem about the relationships between the spiritual ego, and the bodily ego. It speaks to...
  • Holy Grail - For all the mystical mumbo-jumbo that surrounds the concept, the Holy Grail is simply the awareness...
  • Full Divine - I don’t know what the big deal is with the words “I told you so.” I know I’m certainly not...
  • Witches' Brew - This poem started off a bit more aggressive than it ended up, but in the end the question is still...
  • Wake Up - This is an excerpt from my Book of the Triumph of Spirit. It is about putting aside old energy...
  • Crystal Child's Song - This is a poem for the children of the world who suffer endlessly in silence because the adults in...
  • Sleeping prophets - This poem is for all the "sleeping prophets" out there who babble like bubbling brooks without a...
  • If it wasn't for... - This poem is a call to truth and reality. You can pretend that everything is OK if you want, but...
  • Rejoice, for death is near - I wrote this while watching some protestors on television engage in random acts of violence. The...
  • Energy Goes Where Consciousness Flows - This is just a little reminder, as above in consciousness, so below in matter. Reality comes...
  • The Birth of Christ - In his song Live High, Jason Mraz says "god peaking through," but that's not what we're after. We...
  • Kundalini - This is a little kundalini activation sequence taken from my Book of the Triumph of Spirit. I...
  • Daughter's of Isis - I'm not big on gender but the truth is on this earth, at this time, and for the last 10,000 years...
  • In the Trenches - We're all busy with our normal lives, I know, I know. But you have to make some space for the new...
  • Shambhala Warriors - This poem was inspired by the Tibetan Kalachakra Tantra. That's a prophecy telling of a time when a...
  • Heart Clock - Read this with a little tick-tock in your flow. And while you're at it, check out the E.T.A....
  • Ode to 2012 - I was inspired to write (or is that right) this after one too many emails from profiteering...
  • Unification Day - I wrote this while I was deep into the cosmology of my Book of Light and slowly realizing...
  • The Redemption - This poem is a bit of a "prophecy," and a desperate plea to all the well dressed people riding...
  • Pied Piper - I showed this to a lady once who thought she was attuned. She looked at me like I was crazy. Then I...
  • Hey Diddle Diddle - This is just a little reminder, herbal good, chemical bad. I mean really. Just because this planet...
  • Brew - If you're connecting with the energy of this poem it's going to be a little bit of a shock. There's...
  • MessenJah - I can't say it any better than Bob Marley did in his song Get Up Stand Up. We know when we...
  • I AM/WE ARE - Many, perhaps most, gurus and mystical experts will tell you that in order to advance you have to...
  • Tiggly Wiggly - How do I describe this one? Written in a silly mood while sitting at the computer, it deals with...
  • Snake Oil - This is just a little reminder, awakening, empowerment, and ascension starts in the mind. There is...
  • Sleeping prophets - This poem is for all the "sleeping prophets" out there who babble like bubbling brooks without a...

References

Blake, W. (1803). Letter to Thomas Butts. Retrieved from http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:The_letters_of_William_Blake_(1906).djvu/183


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