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Reedbed Diaspora By Baraka Blue
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The reed flute represents the human being— cut from the primordial spiritual realm, from communion with our Source in the river of pure peace, light, and gnosis. After a time before time in the... More > divine presence, witnessing and communing with the Ultimate Reality, we were brought out from the riverbed and placed in the here-below. We have come to this realm, according to the Sufis, to witness, remember and awaken to our original state. At the core of our beings we all yearn for this return. For we are the Reedbed Diaspora. Baraka Blue is a poet, emcee, and educator born in Seattle, Washington. He is known for his unique blend of the American traditions of Hip-Hop and Spoken Word poetry with the Islamic tradition of mystical poetry exemplified by Rumi, Hafiz, and others. He has performed across North America and internationally, in countries such as the U.K., Turkey, the Gambia, Senegal, Egypt and Morocco.< Less
Empty & The Ocean By Baraka Blue
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A dive into the ocean of Sufi poetry with contemporary Sufi poet Baraka Blue. "In the name of Infinite Compassion and Mercy. What you hold in your hands is a collection of poems. These poems... More > are reflections on living and dying and dreaming and awakening. I proceed with the firm conviction—for what reason I cannot easily say—that below the layers of persona we each wear, there is a place deep within where we all meet. It is for this reason that we can feel deeply the expression of another being. Without this transpersonal meeting place, there would be an impassible chasm between each individual. In a forest, each tree appears a unique entity, separate from all others. Yet, below the surface, their roots are intimately interwoven, and more importantly, they are all woven into—and out of—the ground of being itself. We are souls of the same soil."< Less