Peter Lucas Hulen


My inside, listen to me, the greatest spirit,
     the Teacher, is near,
wake up, wake up!

Run to his feet—
He is standing close to your head right now.

You have slept for millions and millions of years.

Why not wake up this morning?

Robert Bly, Tr., Kabir: Ecstatic Poems (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007)