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look no further (sunday poem)

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Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.

You will not find me in stupas, not Indian shrine rooms,
nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals;

not in masses, nor kirtans, not in legs winding around your own neck,
nor in eating nothing but vegetables.

When you really look for me, you will see me instantly —
you will find me in the tiniest house of time.
Kabir says: Student, tell me, what is God?
He is the breath within the breath. 

Bly, R. (1977). (trans). The Kabir book. Boston: Beacon Books, p. 33.

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2 responses »

  1. thank you for this.

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  2. Beautiful and sooooo true. A great way to describe the force we feel.

    Reply

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