By Tina Finly
By J. Michaels
The tale starts with the funeral of Michael's son, revealing the soreness of a grief-stricken father at the verge of self-destruction, and ends together with his redemption and go back to a significant lifestyles. Michael is referred by way of an in depth buddy to an aged gentleman named Solomon. Solomon is a smart, irreverent, white-haired seer dwelling within the small coastal village of Carlsbad, California the place he teaches his personal very certain model of non secular remedy for misplaced souls. His workplace is a espresso store and the seashore the place he and Michael meet and jointly try and have the ability to get well Michael's misplaced lifestyles after his son's dying. the connection that develops among Michael and Solomon reaches a intensity hardly ever came across among men.
J. Michaels is a lifelong scholar of the human brain and spirit. He has authored books in non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. His most up-to-date supplying is a suite of non secular poetry titled The Poet's Quill, released through Wipf and inventory Publishers. he's the founding father of The Greybeard Society, a fellowship that promotes the sharing of knowledge in all types. He lives in complete view of the wonderful Rocky Mountains in Colorado together with his spouse and granddaughter.
By Nazir Akbarabadi,Paul Smiyj
Translation and advent Paul Smith
Nazir Akbarabadi (1735-1830) is an Indian poet referred to as the ‘Father of Nazm’, who wrote as a rule Urdu ghazals and nazms. it really is stated that Nazir’s poetic treasure consisted of approximately 200,000 yet in simple terms approximately 6000 couplets stay. The canvas of Nazir’s nazms is so gigantic that it encompasses all features of human habit and each individual can locate nazms that could go well with his flavor. a lot of his poems are approximately way of life and observations of items comparable to education a tender endure or the pleasures of the wet season, how attractiveness can fade, the lives of previous prostitutes, and so on. His poems are enjoyed through folks this day. lots of his poems are religious and he's visible as a real Sufi. Bankey Behari: ‘He observed the Lord far and wide. His meditations led him to the belief of the varieties of the Lord in addition to the Formless Divinity. He sings of Shri Krishna with the best fervour as of Hazrat Ali and the Prophet Mohammed, and turns his face if he comes around the pseudo-saints and spiritual preceptors who're short of in consciousness and but profess it. through a long way he's most sensible in portraying the warmth of his craving for his vision.’ this is often the most important translation of his poetry into English, with the proper shape & which means. advent on his lifestyles, occasions & Poetry and at the poetic varieties he used. chosen Bibliography. huge layout Paperback 7” x 10” 329 pages.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't really a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. ” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator from English into Persian, knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of manybooks of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages… together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Omar Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Mahsati, Lalla Ded, Bulleh Shah, Shah Latif, Makhfi, Ghalib, Iqbal, Abu Nuwas etc, in addition to his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
By Patricia L. Carpenter
By Lee Ribich
islands defined because the Alexander Archipelago. the volume of
rainfall in Southeast groups is the stuff of
folklore and private tales. Infl uenced through tides,
prevailing winds, snow-capped mountains, and the character of
a maritime weather, our surroundings invitations precipitation.
Warmed barely enough by means of off shore currents, snowstorm isn't as
determined as rainfall. We do have classes of time when
snow is ample, however it is usually chased away through rain.
Often, it takes just a measure or of temperature change
for one kind of precipitation to develop into one other. it really is in
those few levels of edition that our tales swap, our
moods swap, and infrequently our lives change.
Although the elements is a widespread dialogue, Southeast
Alaska is greater than rainfall or snow. there's the
interconnectedness of existence noticeable so truly right here. The lines
of lifestyles are an enormous spider internet that conjoin to shape our
environment--the land to the ocean, the wild creatures to
their atmosphere and every different, the human connections to all.
I want that the subsequent choice of poems will present
the reader with an elevated appreciation of our unique
environment and way of life and the way each one is so reliant at the other.
By Greg L. Hines
By Carolyn Mary Kleefeld,Patricia Holt,Stanley Barkan,David Wayne Dunn,The Center for Aldous Huxley Studies Prof. Dr. Bernfried Nugel Director
This assortment comprises 100 poems, written over a interval from 1989 to the current. The poems tackle a wide diversity of common subject matters, akin to human nature, the cycles of existence, love and intimacy, non secular transformation and a pantheistic courting to the normal world.