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Walk With Me

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea These beautiful days must not be forgotten they must not be left alone to be be outside on their own but they must be played with – the rocks, the trees, the kisses by the … Continue reading

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Love Poem for Thanksgiving

by Nicholas Andrea Love is the most maddening thing in the universe for now that I’m full of it, I have no fucking clue what to do for my ambition has been hijacked by a thief who grabbed it and … Continue reading

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Green Shoot of Spirit

by Nicholas Andrea Good morning, friend, I’m giving back these sacred books, I’ll no longer be needing them, it’s been good and I’m grateful, please keep on your way and do great things, I’ll see you in the Light at … Continue reading

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This Insane Brain

by Nicholas Andrea This brain has gone insane so, I must abandon it for a deeper plane where an unreasonable peace ensues and good, bad, right, and wrong collapse into the same; The relationship has gone bad with an abundance … Continue reading

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Gentle Crescent

by Nicholas Andrea Gentle golden crescent Hanging low in the nocturnal canopy, this eve Reclining like a hammock strung between two trees How you steal me, tonight How you pull a broken man from his shell I asked the Lord … Continue reading

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Dancing Leaves

by Nicholas Andrea Dancing leaves dancing leaves on the trees in a swift, morning, autumn breeze; possessed like whirling sufis moving, merrily, to the commands of Allah, verily. How are we like those sufi leaves dancing our daily lives to … Continue reading

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Just the Stone

by Nicholas Andrea I woke up this morning feeling sad vulnerable forsaken, sitting in a dark place looking at the cold stone of this world; and I saw me, and the stone; Lord, this wound, oh Lord, this wound! it … Continue reading

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Life and Death

by Nicholas Andrea Life and death a cosmic joke, a spirit comes and a spirit goes, pretends for a little while not to know, and finds itself in the throes of woes. But, if that fact we really know how, differently, … Continue reading

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Three Characteristics of an Ideal Spiritual Community

by Nick Andrea What are the characteristics of an ideal spiritual or religious community? I’ve been chewing on this question as the Unitarian Universalist congregation I serve visions for its next iteration in the world. I’ve identified three important characteristics. I’m sure there … Continue reading

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Five Simple Ways to Change the World

by Nick Andrea All these crazy things happening in the world stage have been getting me down, lately – wars, collateral damage, unnecessary killing, and the list goes on. It reached a peek this afternoon when I had a hard time even being in my … Continue reading

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