Poems can be a doorway into another world. Each one, a simple arrangement of otherwise ordinary words, that together evoke presence, wonder, possibility. So here is an invitation to pause, let the words wash over you and glimpse the world they offer you…

It’s a growing collection, and we’d love to hear which ones resonate with you and why, and find out about your favourites.

Today – Hafiz

I do not want to step so quicklyover the beautiful line on God’s palmas I move through earth’smarketplacetoday I do not want to touch any object in this worldwithout my eyes testifying to the truththat everything ismy Beloved Something has happenedto my understanding of existencethat makes my heart full of wonderand kindness I do notwantto…