Category Archives: poetry

Powered By Mother Earth

–by John Trudell  (Sep 14, 2018) We, as the indigenous people of the western hemisphere have been resisting this violence and this oppression for five hundred years.   We know that the black people have been resisting it for at least that … Continue reading

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Beloved Redness

–by Kabir  (July 19 2018) Redness My lord’s got me drunk what a potion he gave me! A redness descends in my eyes My true guru got me drunk The divine lies hidden in every body like the red unseen  in the green henna … Continue reading

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Transformando Cicatrices Mentales / Transforming ‘Some Scars’

–por Sally Kempton (July 12, 2018)  [English below] La palabra “samskara” en sánscrito puede traducirse tal y como se oye en inglés: “algunas cicatrices” (“some scars”). Los samskaras son patrones de energía en nuestra conciencia. Siempre los imagino como surcos mentales, como … Continue reading

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Spirit Runners’ Song

–by Bob Roma  (June 20, 2018) Voices from a distant past Footsteps on a sacred path Whisper dreams and whisper tales of ancient songs and prayers Rivers run, mountains stand Sacred staff passed hand to hand Honor runs cross the land for … Continue reading

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Viajer@ del Tiempo / Time Traveler

–por Lyla June Johnston  (Mayo 17, 2018) [English below] Viajer@ del tiempo corriendo más rápido. La guerrera nace. Batalla para ser ganada. Trauma del pasado, daño del futuro. Soy un@ niñ@ de la tierra y estoy list@ para dar a luz. Plantando … Continue reading

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Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me and Loving Wisdom

por Maya Angelou  (May 10, 2018) Oprah: You see where you fit in life. Maya: Yes. And I know that whatever I have is a gift. I accept that, and I’m grateful to those who went before me so that I can do … Continue reading

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El Regreso al Templo Interior / The Return to the Inner Temple 

–por Zola Dubnikova (Mar 8th, 2018) [English below] Es nuestra responsabilidad bailar para encarnar la esencia de nuestra verdadera divinidad En nuestras almas, tod@s somos bailarin@s curander@s cantantes y creador@s tod@s tenemos algo poderoso que decir que dar cuando estamos en sintonía … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: A Feminist Intervention

–by Valarie Kaur  (March 01 2018) My first lesson in revolutionary love was that stories can help us see no stranger. […] And then my son was born. In a time when hate crimes against our communities are at the highest they have been since … Continue reading

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El Amor Libera / Love Liberates

por Maya Angelou  (Enero 24, 2018)  [English below] Estoy agradecida por haber sido amada y por ser amada ahora y por poder amar, porque esto libera. El amor libera. No sólo retiene (eso es ego). El amor libera. Cuando mi hijo nació, … Continue reading

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Open Hands to the Universe

–by Satish Kumar (Dec 7, 2017) “We can go on looking for peace in politics, in materialism, in secterianism. I tell you, we will only find frustration and exhaustion. There is a story about a musk deer, who has musk in his … Continue reading

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