|Line in Poem||Literary Sources|
O send out thy light and thy truth|
I am a flame, the son of a flame
mounted upon thy chariot-seat
Let thy light come upon me.
King David, Psalms 43:3 (1000 BC)|
Egyptian Book of the Dead, Ch. 43 (1250 BC)
Rig Veda, III. 43.1 (1500 BC)
Pistis Sophia, Chapter 43 (circa 150 A.D.)
Conscious awareness of prayer|
on Pure One-without-a-second
Master supreme in all the worlds
entering where there is no space.
Evagrios the Solitary, On Prayer, Text 43 (399 AD)|
Ashtavakra Gita, Chapter 18, Verse 43 (circa 400 B.C.)
Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 43 (circa 200 BC)
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching, Verse 43 (517 BC)
Time is a restless flowing river|
see what is eternal and divine
in the celestial, nothing is ordinary!
the lake has risen up to heaven
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 4:43 (180 AD)|
Book of Angelus Silesius, Page 43 (1677)
Tung-fang Shuo, Ling Ch'i Ching, Trigraph 43 (222 AD)
I Ching: Book of Changes, Hexagram 43 (1000 BC)
with eternal blessings granted|
phenomena & Mind are one and the same
The trees, the trees, holding to old holy ways.
Trees, trees silent in a pact with each other.
Saint Anthony of Egypt, Character of Men, Text 43 (356 AD)|
Huang Po, Transmission of Mind, Record 43 (850 AD)
Mary Oliver, Evidence, Poem 43 (2009)
Tomas Tranströmer, Selected Poems, Poem 43 (1987)
Express more, love more I never can|
could smile upon the whole
You are whole you are one
Mystery behind unmanifest Nothing.
Emily Dickinson, New Poems, Poem 43 (1865)|
Emily Dickinson, Complete Poems Poem 43 (1859)
Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets, Sonnet 43 (1960)
Paul Brunton, Notebooks, Volume 16, 4.1.43 (1988)
I who sought on high for calm|
not even an hour of measurable time
From the beginning not a thing is
there is no time, no space, no mind.
A.E., Song and Its Fountains, Page 43 (1932)|
Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies, VII.43 (1923)
Wei Wu Wei, Ask the Awakened, Chapter 43 (1963)
Jack Kerouac, Sutra of the Golden Eternity, Verse 43 (1960)
Whirling, whirling, round, round|
ceaseless action is the Universe.
Do not do as you have always done,
be in accord with the easy and simple
Su Tung-p'o, Selected Poems, Poem 43 (1074)|
Merrell-Wolff, Consciousness Without an Object, 43 (1973)
Attar, Conference of the Birds, Ch. 43 (1221)
Chang Tsai, "Corrrecting Ignorance" Section 43 (1077)
steps echoing from star to star|
Love is the great work
harvest beauty where it grows
and sings an if of days to yes.
Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali, Verse 43 (1912)|
Hafiz Poems of Hafiz, Verse 43 (1389)
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sonnet 43 (1941)
e.e. cummings, 73 Poems, Poem 43 (1963)
The wind roars like thunder in spring,|
which have not seen the sun so rise
after a goodnight's rave and rumble
the sun shines... It looks beautiful out.
Wu Ch'eng-en, Journey to the West, Chapter 43 (1518)|
Lord Byron, Prisoner of Chillon, Line 43 (1816)
James Joyce, Finnegans Wake, Page 43 (1939)
Kenneth Koch, Collected Poems, Poem 43 (2006)
Meditation Notes to Poem:
This poem was written for my niece Elisa's
43rd birthday on February 27, 2020.
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