Poem of the Week, by Hafiz

6 thoughts on “Poem of the Week, by Hafiz”

  1. Oh Elaine, how wonderful to find this note! I miss you. How serendipitous that you stumbled across the blog and the podcast. Thank you for your kind words. . . I’m sending love to you and your family. XOXO

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  2. Hi, I was going to post this poem on Facebook so I did a search and found this. I love your introduction, it’s so true that energy runs deeply through us around us and has the ability to connect us. I found your introduction just as insightful as the Hafiz poem.

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  3. Drew, how cool that you stumbled on the poem and intro here. I love the serendipity of that – and thank you for your kind kind words. A happy new year full of Hafiz and connections and energy to you!

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  4. Yes, Alison. Seems like ‘stumbling across your blog’ is the theme here. And absolutely true for me too. I was in on a zoom sunrise meditation session this morning, and the guest teacher read the poem by Hafiz (on Valentine’s Day). I loved it and started looking for various versions of it online, especially because the first one didn’t show a title, and that left me unsatisfied. I, like Drew, really resonated with your introduction about changing emotional energy. I believed and practiced that as a child but seem to have let it drift off as I got older. Thanks so much for restoring that memory and belief. Enough said for now, but I look forward to connecting again through your blog.

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  5. Miriam, I am so glad that you, too, stumbled across the blog post. I keep drawing on that childhood sense of power – we all still have it within. I’m so glad we’re connected now.

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