God – by: Bharati Subramanjum

A flood there is that flows within,
Without, and fills, and is indeed
All things that are. The sages call it
God. Out of that flood spring forth
Whatever we see and feel and know.
Boundless, whole, free, unattached.

It is itself the one who prays,
The prayer, the prayed for and the fruit;
The sight, the seer and the seen.

This flood, friend, is yours when you
But wish it, ready to spring forth,
A fount of nectar in your heart.

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Night – By: Percy Bysshe Shelley

SWIFTLY walk o’er the western wave,

   Spirit of Night!

Out of the misty eastern cave,–

Where, all the long and lone daylight,

Thou wovest dreams of joy and fear

Which make thee terrible and dear,–

   Swift be thy flight!

Wrap thy form in a mantle grey,

   Star-inwrought!

Blind with thine hair the eyes of Day;

Kiss her until she be wearied out.

Then wander o’er city and sea and land,

Touching all with thine opiate wand–

   Come, long-sought!

When I arose and saw the dawn,

   I sigh’d for thee;

When light rode high, and the dew was gone,

And noon lay heavy on flower

and tree,

And the weary Day turn’d to his rest,

Lingering like an unloved guest,

   I sigh’d for thee.

Thy brother Death came, and cried,

   ‘Wouldst thou me?’

Thy sweet child Sleep, the filmy-eyed,

Murmur’d like a noontide bee,

‘Shall I nestle near thy side?

Wouldst thou me?’–And I replied,

   ‘No, not thee!’

Death will come when thou art dead,

   Soon, too soon–

Sleep will come when thou art fled.

Of neither would I ask the boon

I ask of thee, beloved Night–

Swift be thine approaching flight,

   Come soon, soon!

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I arise today – by: John O’Donohue

Blessed by all things,

Wings of breath,

Delight of eyes,

Wonder of whisper,

Intimacy of touch,

Eternity of soul,

Urgency of thought,

Miracle of health,

Embrace of God.

May I live this day.

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Count That Day As Lost – By: george eliot )mary ann evans) 1819-1880

If you sit down at set of sun

And count the acts that you have done,

And, counting, find

One self-denying deed, one word

That eased the heart of him who heard,

One glance most kind

That fell like sunshine where it went —

Then you may count that day well spent.

But if, through all the livelong day,

You’ve cheered no heart, by yea or nay —

If, through it all

You’ve nothing done that you can trace

That brought the sunshine to one face–

No act most small

That helped some soul and nothing cost —

Then count that day as worse than lost.

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