Wednesday, March 9, 2011

who yawns




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It is God who yawns and sneezes
and coughs, and now laughs.
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Look, it's God doing ablutions!
God deciding to fast, God going naked
from one New Year's Eve to the next.
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Will you ever understand
how near God is
to you?

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~ Lalla
from Naked Song
translations by Coleman Barks

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