This is a collection of links to mindful and meditative poetry shared in the Monday night community.  


Hokusai Says by Roger S. Keys

The Way it Is by William Stafford

Be Still in Haste by Wendell Berry

The Present by Billy Collins

Just This Breath by Danna Faulds

Start Close In by David Whyte

Awakening Rights by Mark Nepo

Terns by Mary Oliver

Awareness by John Astin

By Brain and Heart Divorced by John Roedel

Be Empty of Worrying by Rumi

Beyond the Question by May Sarton

The Art of Pausing by Gunilla Norris

Thinking by Danusha Laméris 

Stay Home by Wendell Berry 

Being Present by Danna Faulds

This We Have Now by Rumi

Lie Down by Nancy Paddock

The Moment by Marie Howe

May there only be letting go by Lissa Edmond

Prayer by Marie Howe


Phase One by Dilruba Ahmed

Moon by Billy Collins

One Morning by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

With That Moon Language by Hafiz

Self-Observation without Judgment by Danna Faulds

The Cure for it All by Julia Fehrenbacher

Shoulders by Naomi Shihab Nye 

How to Open your Heart by Jeff Foster

Compassion by Miller Williams

The Quarrel by Conrad Aiken

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye 

Metta Sutra Verse 7 by The Buddha 

Ancient Language by Hannah Stephenson

The Place that We are Right by Yehuda Amichai

A Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes

Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Worm's Waking by Rumi

I Said to this Wanting Creature Inside of Me by Kabir; translated by Robert Bly

Snowy Night by Mary Oliver

Please Call Me By My True Names by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Place Where We are Right by Yehuda Amichai

To the Rain by Ursula K. Le Guin

Sleeping in the Forest by Mary Oliver

One Heart by Li-Young Lee

Autobiography in 5 Short Chapters by Portia Nelson

The Optical Delusion of Consciousness by Albert Einstein

Twilight by Louise Glück

Solstice by Robyn Sarah

Saint Francis and the Sow by Galway Kinnell

When I am Among the Trees by Mary Oliver

Winter Grace by Patricia Fargnoli

Blackbirds by Julie Cadwallader-Staub

Two Kinds of Intelligence by Rumi 

In Early Evening by Kirsten Dierking

Tree by Jane Hirshfield 

Antidotes to a Fear of Death by Rebecca Elson

In Blackwater Woods by Mary Oliver 

The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac by Mary Oliver

Priceless Gifts by Anna Swir

Someone by Dennis O'Driscoll

You Will Lose Everything by Jeff Foster

Learning from Trees by Grace Butcher

Adrift by Mark Nepo 

Grace by Rafael Jesus Gonzalez

Gratitude to Old Teachers by Robert Bly

Messenger by Mary Oliver

Mysteries, Yes by Mary Oliver

Mind Wanting More by Holly J. Hughes

The Word by Tony Hoagland

Adrift by Mark Nepo

The Good News by Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindful by Mary Oliver 

Why I Smile At Strangers by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Go to the Limits of Your Longing by Rainer Maria Rilke

The Quarrel by Conrad Aiken

Fear by Khalil Gibran

Bugs in a Bowl by David Budbill

Longing by Julie Cadwallader Staub

Trough by Judy Sorum Brown

The Way it Is by Lynn Ungar

Forget About Enlightenment by John Welwood

Small Sentences to Drive Yourself Sane by Lew Welch 

Joko Beck and Thought of Enlightenment by Peg Syverson

Fluent by John O'Donohue 

She Let Go by Safire Rose

One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

In the Interim Time by John O'Donohue

Reflective by A.R. Ammons

Prayer Bowl by Al Hunter

For All Beings by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

Wage Peace by Judyth Hill