This Might Be The Most Beautiful Poem Ever Written

I’ve always loved reading poems. To find a great poem, however, is a difficult thing, especially in a market oversaturated with poetry books of all sorts that usually have nothing of importance to say. The following prose poem, Desiderata, is certainly not one of those poems that you read and have no impact on you. Written by Max Erhman, it...

I’m Finally Accepting That We Are No Longer In Each Other’s Lives

Intro It’s been a while I was walking and I found myself At the chorus of our favorite song It was the first time in a very long time I had made it past the intro Without feeling sick to my stomach Without immediately skipping the song In that brief moment The rhythmic pattern became music And not a step back into time Not the memories of what is lost I...

7 Mystical Love Poems by Rumi

Here are some of my favorite mystical love poems by the great Sufi poet and mystic Jalal al-Din Rumi: 1 One went to the door of the Beloved and knocked. A voice asked: “Who is there?” He answered: “It is I.” The voice said: “There is no room here for me and thee.” The door was shut. After a year of solitude and deprivation this man...

Spiritual Poetry: 7 Poems That Will Lift Your Spirit

For all you poetry lovers, here’s a beautiful collection of seven uplifting spiritual poems conveying deep insights on life. May your eyes be opened by the wonderful. 1 I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my...

A Poem on Self-Love That Will Touch Your Heart

Editor’s note: This text is an adaptation of a prose poem written by Kim McMillen in her book “When I Loved Myself Enough”. As I Began to Love Myself As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”. As I...

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