European Poem-Blossoms

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1.

My cheerful God-willingness
Is an immediate short-cut
To my perfection-life.

2.

I am so glad
That I am afraid
Of my desire-tiger-life.

3.

An unreal life
I was.
A real heart
I now am.

4.

What is humanity's mind doing?
It is drowning
In sleepless and endless
Attachment-oceans.

5.

Doubt does not dare
To imprison
My purity's aspiration-heart
And
My duty's dedication-life.

6.

No more
Ruthless punishment for me
From the past,
No more.

7.

Self-discovery
Is
Infinity's Nectar-Delight.

8.

Only stupidity incarnate
Does not mind
Preserving the tormenting past.

9.

The absolutely correct definition
Of ego
Is slavery
And not bravery.

10.

Fear,
You may love me,
But I cannot
And will not
Love you.

11.

Desire is
A greedy mouth.
Aspiration is
A happy heart.

12.

Don't take too long
To touch the Feet
Of God the Creator.

Don't take too long
To feel the Heart
Of God the creation

13.

My only real joy
Is my heart's
Gratitude-blossom.

14.

O my mind,
Faith keeps calling you.
Why do you not respond?
Are you deaf?
If so, since when?

15.

Because of your sincerity-heart
There will be
No last chance
For you.

16.

To my utter astonishment,
I have come to realise
That even Heaven
Has very serious problems.

17.

My Lord,
Before You decide
To admonish me,
Can You not decide
To abolish me,
My ignorance-world,
Once and for all?

18.

Look, O world, look!
I am no longer
A desire-prison-inmate.

19.

Alas, your impurity-mind
Has the capacity to imprison
Not only your present life,
But also your future life.

20.

Where do I live?
I live in between
My Lord's Compassion-Tears
And His Forgiveness-Smiles.

21.

Alas,
Unless my mind stops,
How can my heart start?

22.

Can you imagine
What he has said
To God?
He has said to God
That he can create
A far better world.

23.

What I need is
A sleepless and giant hunger
For my life's perfection-smile.

24.

The voice of my silence
Is the fulness
Of my soul-fire.

25.

My soul is there
Where my heart's
Dream-flowers blossom.

26.

Who am I?
I am the possessor
Of desire-forests
And desire-deserts.

27.

God's Justice-Light
Has forced him
To practice what he preaches.

28.

Each human life
Is made of
Fragile hopes.

29.

I must never lose
My heart's
Aspiration-pounds.

30.

Each and every desire-dream
Is
Painfully false.

31.

What am I doing?
I am amplifying
God's Silence-Voice.

32.

Alas,
Each human life
Is an imperfection-cry.

33.

I have chosen
The life
That knows how to bow.

34.

Mine
Is the hope-elevator
That only goes up.

35.

My soul and I
Are homesick
For God.

36.

Steal, steal, steal
Your mind's
Darkest night.

37.

Pray, pray, pray
For peace,
And never pay
For war.

Editor's note

The following poems were written en route from Vaduz, Liechtenstein, to Lausanne, Switzerland, on 3 June 1991.

38.

To tame the vital-tiger
Is the supreme task
Of each human being.

39.

A God-lover knows
What to give:
His heart.

A God-lover knows
How to give:
Unconditionally.

40.

God's very first gift
To mankind
Was aspiration-flames.


God's very last gift
To mankind
Will be satisfaction-sun.

41.

What I have
Is an inspiration-tree.
What I need
Is an aspiration-flower.

42.

Two things of mine
I truly treasure:
My prayer-heights
And
My meditation-depths.

43.

Each God-lover
Is commissioned to serve God
In a special way.

44.

To me,
Patience-light means
Reality's fastest progress.

45.

What does peace signify?
Peace signifies the love
Of togetherness.

46.

Do not miscalculate
Your outer friends:
They are not as many
As you think.

Do not miscalculate
Your inner friends:
They are not as few
As you think.

47.

You are at war
With your doubting mind.
That means you really love
Your aspiring heart.

48.

Each self-giving thought
Is
A universal heart-embrace.

49.

I just want to know
In which way
The human mind
Is better
Than a confusion-menagerie.

50.

If you are desiring
An aspiration-short-cut,
Then you will have to be satisfied
With a lesser realisation.

51.

Aspiration-discipline
I need.
Surrender-relaxation,
Too.

52.

What does my mind do?
It cleverly plays the role
Of an irresponsibility-guide.

53.

An impure thought
Is not even an inch away
From stark madness-danger.

54.

Alas,
My dedication-bridge
Is always under construction.

55.

God keeps my heart's cries
Inside the Satisfaction-Smile
Of His own Heart.

56.

O pilgrim-soul,
Do come back
To your heart-home
Immediately.

57.

I love, I love
And I always love
The Sweetness-Silence-Voice
Of my Lord Supreme.

Editor's note

The following poems were written on a Scandinavian Airlines flight from Zurich, Switzerland to Oslo, Norway, on 4 June 1991.

58.

My Lord Supreme
Blessingfully loves
The aspiration-perfection-plant
In my heart-garden.

59.

Devotion
Self-givingly purified,
Man
Absolutely transformed.

60.

A heart of delight
Sees not
The mind anywhere.

61.

I am praying to God
For two things:
My body-vital-mind-collision
And my soul-heart-union.

62.

Nobody knows,
Nobody even wants to know
How sleeplessly and badly
God suffers.

63.

Man's attachment-fondness
Is his stupidity's
Greatest friend.

64.

Where do I live?
I live in between
My heart's aspiration-pull
And my life's dedication-push.

65.

A perfect attitude
Knows
No imperfect day.

66.

What do I do every morning?
Every morning
I lovingly and carefully
Sow hope-seeds
Inside my heart-garden.

67.

If you are trying
To escape God's Justice-Light,
Then your mind will fumble,
Your heart will stumble,
Your life will tumble.

68.

O my clever mind.
You will not be able to fool
My God-blessed
Aspiration-cry-heart.

69.

Insecurity
And its daily outbreak
Are so devastating.

70.

I really do not want
To enjoy any more
My tortoise-aspiration-speed.

Editor's note

The following poems were written on a Sabena Airlines flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Vienna, Austria, on 6 June 1991.

71.

No climbing hope
Should be forgotten.
No fulfilling promise
Should be broken.

72.

I am so sad
That my mind
Is so ruthlessly bound
By the past.

73.

May my life become
An aspiration-mountain
And a dedication-fountain.

74.

God's supreme Beauty
Is our love
Of togetherness-peace.

75.

Shake not hands
Even in your dreams
With the doubt-giants.

76.

His doubting mind
And his strangling vital
Are from the same forest.

77.

If you choose
Not to see,
God will definitely allow you
To remain blind.

78.

Where am I?
I am inside the heart-temple
Of Eternity's Cry
And Infinity's Smile
.

79.

Truth-seekers
Are good heart-cry-singers.
God-lovers
Are good soul-smile-dancers.

80.

The human mind
Ruthlessly suspects.
The divine heart
Gladly accepts.

81.

Doubt
Is a tricky question.
Faith
Is an easy answer.

82.

To see your detractors
You do not have to
Keep your eyes open.
But to see your supporters
You have to.

83.

Temptation-frustration
Was yesterday's bulletin-night.
Aspiration-satisfaction
Is today's message-light.

84.

O world,
I am so fortunate and happy
That God has a totally different
Opinion of me.

85.

The mind is nothing other
Than a cloud
In the heart-sky.

86.

I trust myself
When I make something.
I love myself
When I give it
To my Lord Supreme.

87.

I do not know
How to tell God
The right thing
To make Him happy.

God does not know
When to tell me
The right thing
So that I do not
Become unhappy.

88.

Grievance is
A thorny forest.
Forgiveness is
A fragrant garden.

89.

Lose what you
In your outer life have:
Impatience.
Lose not what you
In your inner life are:
Poise.
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