Happy Holidays everyone!

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And because I am now obsessed with David Whyte… another poem for you.

SWEET DARKNESS

When your eyes are tired
the world is tired also.
When your vision has gone
no part of the world can find you.
Time to go into the dark
where the night has eyes
to recognize it own.
There you can be sure
you are not beyond love.
The dark will be your womb
tonight.
The night will give you a horizon
further than you can see.
You must learn one thing.
The world was made to be free in.
Give up all the other worlds
except the one to which you belong.
Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet
confinement of your aloneness
to learn
anything or anyone
that does not bring you alive
is too small for you.

– DAVID WHYTE –

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31 Comments

  1. Mariella

    awesome. beautiful poem! thank you for sharing it…can’t wait to read more of his work!!
    Happy, happy, joyful, holidays to you and your family!! peace & lots of love, ~ M.

  2. Kate

    I needed to read that. I needed those words so badly today. Thank you!

  3. Kate

    I needed to read that. I needed those words so badly today. Thank you!

  4. Wanda

    Happy holidays to you, dear Superhero! May you and your family be blessed.

  5. Susannah

    oh yes, that is one of my very favourite poems of his… so beautiful.
    Merry Christmas, my dear – so lovely to have met you this year! 🙂

  6. emily lyles

    umm yeah~ he rocks 100%. if you send me your mailing address again (i lost it a bit back) i’ll send you a few cds of his~ sab sent me an amazing one on poems of self-compassion and i have a few “book on tape” cds of his I can burn for ya!
    beautiful!
    xoxoxoxo
    eMiLy

  7. Lisa

    Mmmmm. Great poem. BIG YES to David Whyte!
    It’s been a while since I read this one. Thanks for posting it here. It’s an awesomely timed reminder!
    Best Holiday Wishes to You and Yours 🙂

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  9. moe

    Have you heard David read? I love his “Poetry and the Imagination.” I bought it as a cassette tape to listen to from Kripalu Yoga Center many years ago (when one could actually find something to listen to cassette tapes on readily). His voice is so rich and playful. I highly recommend it!
    Happy Happy Joy Joy to you, friend!

  10. Michelle Shopped

    happy merry chrismukkuh to you and yours andrea! xo

  11. Leslie

    Merry Christmas Andrea…thank you for the poem…I need to read more of his writing…have fun tomorrow with your little guy!

  12. Puanani Leal

    LOVE David. Total crush.

  13. jakki

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  14. jakki

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  15. elizabeth

    Oh.
    I needed to read that today.
    Thank you.
    May your holiday be full of warmth and joy and love. (I am wearing my Joy pendant right now – how I love it.)
    lots of love to you.

  16. Doggy

    Interesting, I`ll quote it on my site later.
    Doggy

  17. dona bumgarner

    I LOVE this poem. I first heard it at a writing retreat this summer. I have it in my journal and have written it out and given it to several people. Thank you for posting it.

  18. Isabel

    Dear Andrea,
    check this blog, I think you are going to love it.
    http://www.melissacmorris.com
    It’s so you!

  19. traceyclark

    this takes me back to the beach house and i am weepy.

  20. rachel awes

    here’s to saying yes to all that supports us being fully alive AND to your pretty pictures!!
    thanks for sharing gems.

  21. Di

    Perfect. I found this at just the right moment in time. Thanks for posting it 🙂

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    Naked TeensI think You need think about it also.

  23. Naked Teens

    Naked TeensI think You need think about it also.

  24. roulettspel

    I cannot believe this is true!

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  26. 轮盘赌博

    Hey, ok, I get it, I guess – but does this really work?

  27. kumita ng pera

    Sometimes it’s really that simple, isn’t it? I feel a little stupid for not thinking of this myself/earlier, though.

  28. Tjäna Pengar

    I cannot believe this is true!

  29. vinna roulette

    Damn, that sound’s so easy if you think about it.

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