He Pua Lahaole Ulu Wehi Aloha
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The Universe is an expression of Love
I was a hidden treasure and I longed to be known, so I created both worlds, the visible and the invisible,
in order that my hidden treasure of generosity and loving kindness would be known
Won a beauty contest and became a jewel
Set upon God's right hand.
The earth agreed to be a toe ring on the
And has never regretted its decision.
The mountains got tired
Of sitting amongst a sleeping audience
And are now stretching their arms
Toward the Roof.
The clouds gave my soul an idea
So I pawned my gills
And rose like a winged diamond
Ever trying to be near
More love, more love
The Mountain got tired of sitting
Amongst a snoring crowd inside of me
And rose like a rip sun
Into my eye.
My soul gave my heart a brilliant idea
So Hafiz is rising like a
Hafiz - The Gift . translation by Daniel Ladinsky
He Pua Laha'ole - a flower not common
Ulu Wehi - beautifully adorned
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April 9th, 2011
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