Tag Archives: spiritual poetry

And Then the Line Suddenly Doubles…

Some Reincarnational Timelines (Part 2) Before William Blake had died, a new ‘branch’ of my spiritual tree was growing, which then confuses the traditional understanding of reincarnation. Phineas Quimby was born. Quite rightly, these two are connected, but is it … Continue reading

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In View of What I’ve Learned Lately…

Some Reincarnational Timelines (Part 1) In the older traditions, reincarnation is a progressive, linear development of an individual soul. And, until recently, I would have totally agreed with that premise. In truth, I’ve only had one life that I could … Continue reading

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The Enneagram (Redux)

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? It’s an interesting image, the Enneagram. The hidden message is the solution to π: 3.142857. I have tried to encode the following poem with the same message.     Enneagram   The symbol of esoteric…

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Spiritus Sanctus (Redux)

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In my series of sonnets called Spiritus Sanctus, I wrote several poems that would act as reminders of some spiritual truths I had absorbed over the years. For example, the following poem highlights Jesus` sayings on…

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Oh Lord, Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Helena Blavatsky (July 31, 1831 [OS] – May 8, 1891) Baby, do you understand me nowSometimes I feel a little madBut don’t you know that no one aliveCan always be an angelWhen things go wrong I seem to be badBut … Continue reading

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Was Shakespeare a Freemason?

Shakespeare Tablet The more I research this particular subject matter, the more it seems to be true. Take the text from this online site: The Dedication to the Sonnets The dedication prefixed to Shakespeare’s Sonnets is one of the most … Continue reading

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Is It Really Possible? Could I Have Been Him?

William Blake (November 28, 1757 – August 15, 1827) I wasn’t going to go here again, after deciding that John Varley was a better fit for me. And then I spotted the Peter Ackroyd book, Blake, in my office library. … Continue reading

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Now, That’s What I Call a Completely Different Take on the Pieta

If I were a betting man, I would say that this translation by Jessie Lemont of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem “Pieta” was inspired by The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Normally, all references to Michelangelo’s statue would be that … Continue reading

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Deception

  Could be I deserve ev’rything I get! How else can I account for my good luck? Otherwise, I might now be really stuck In situations that were much too wet. Conjunctions between Sun and Jupiter Enact a reign of … Continue reading

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Kahlil Gibran: Artist, Poet, Prophet

The Prophet This book had a profound influence on me when I read it during the 1970’s. In fact, I would go so far as to suggest that my spiritual poetry developed because of him. So, you can imagine that … Continue reading

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