Monday, July 18, 2011

always new





.
The soul, like the moon,
is new, and always new again.

And I have seen the ocean
continuously creating.

Since I scoured my mind
and my body, I too, Lalla,
am new, each moment new.

My teacher told me one thing.
Live in the soul.

When that was so,
I began to go naked,
and dance.



~ Lalla
from Naked Song
translation by Coleman Barks
art by van gogh




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