The Writing Garden ~ Issue Three

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The Writing Garden

Cover Image:Silent Sunday ~ SherryGaley.com
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->Quietness

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Inside this new love, die.
Your way begins on the other side.
Become the sky.
Take an axe to the prison wall.
Escape.
Walk out like someone suddenly born into color.
Do it now.
You’re covered with thick clouds.
Slide out the side. Die,
and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign
that you’ve died.
Your old life was a frantic running
from silence.
The speechless full moon
comes out now.
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Rumi: Translated by Coleman Barks

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->The Promise
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Mother_and_Child_by_bbbahrammm

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I once asked my mother if there are more good people in the world than bad.
She said that most people are good and that some are bad, but the problem is telling
them apart.
First be watchful, she said, then be wise.
I knew, even as…

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