Rob

Rob Chavez

Positively 4th Grade

Written by  on March 21, 2019

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Hey Everybody! Those of every age
how about some free poetry
A few lines of generic rhyme
Written down so all can see
 
Now is the time
We can be a poem or a tree
Both are grown from God’s Earth
Blooming honestly
 
St. Stephen Daedalus
With his mother’s rose
Haunted, to the garden he goes
Humming that tune heard deep inside
Music only he and Heaven knows
 
It’s useless to judge
Idealize, idolize, or compare
Nudge someone, compassionately now
We all have some Love to spare
 
When we share our respect
For every song and every dance
It is senseless to pretend
And ridiculous to hide
When we have humility
We don’t need pride
 
A coupla couplets and some fancy preachin
Won’t change the world, It’s vain reachin
And looking back for truth
Tricks us into missin today’s teachin
 
Peace is in the balance
Of thought, word, and deed
Forgiveness triumphs over hatred and greed
The dark of night becomes the dawn of day
 
Life is a vibration
Goin back and forth, a likely relay
Yin and yang, the silent bang
At once inspired and utterly tired
We’re all One poem anyway
 

Family Home

Written by  on February 23, 2019

 

A welcoming home wide open,
soothed by breezes breathing free.
Shaded from trees grown wise through the ages.
Illuminated with love learned and taught.
Founded on solid rock, grounded by thought.
 
All paths lead to this peaceful place.
A destination of refuge, salvation and grace.
Warmed by the hearth, abundant bread.
No one denied entry, no one arrives late
Gently we are guided through the garden gate.
 
Manifesting this very moment
self evident truths we hold so dear.
Without action or reaction, all is well.
Our eyes see present and clear.
Each heartbeat releasing fear.
 
From God’s essence we emerge
and in His sacred heart we remain.
Our mind breathing deep.
Peace and passion supplanting lust.
Agape kisses sealing trust.
 
The floor beneath us drops.
Our feet they hang.
We look up –
the roof is gone.
 
The roof is gone.
We are directly connected
to the Divine.
 
Thanks to the Holy Sound,
Each time we meditate,
We find a finer way
to release our weight
and carve for ourselves
an immaculate fate.
 
The earth turns with forgiveness.
Axis secure.
 
In this sacred moment,
paradise flashes.
Every supplication
granted us.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Free by choice.
We are One by our belief.
Inclusion proved with every inquiry.
Natural law  providing equality
and omnipresent everlasting unity.
 
This point of view confirms no doubt.
Knowing with ease a sweet smile,
We all share a common source
– the Universal Mind.
 
There is never only me
and there is no other.
I am always One with another.
 
We are returned all that we give.
We experience all our love allows.
Powerfully so, Our minds create magic
right here and right now
dissolving those illusions that make us cry.
Our very thoughts
causes the Earth to spin
and suspends the sky.
 
With every focus, expansion.
Be it love we make or tears of regret,
the key to mastery is no secret.
 
Repetitious?
Perhaps, but with righteous reason.
Lighting up the mind merits repeating.
In this way we measure time.
A repeating chime.
Cyclical. Like desires. Like lack of desire.
Quantum, multidimensional. Revolutionary.
 
Returned at last
century twenty-first.
All things possible reign.
Golden grain growing again.
 
We come to find
our family home
as we love for eternity.
Always here and forever free.
 
Rob Chavez
2015
 
 

Food For God

Written by  on February 4, 2019


 
 
 
Hungering for ecstasy?
Urging to merge with the infinite sea?
Right now lives infinite possibility
To swim joyfully, ecstatically free
 
Ask the first person smiling
Contentment rests on a wise face
Listen and let it be so
Truth wins every race
 
Ask the girl twirling in the air
Making love while fingering her hair
She laughs at lies, fears no crying
Never judges, doesn’t even dare
 
Ask the boy dancing free
Spinning in space, relatively
Time bends from his soul
He reflects on his life positively
 
Ask the old woman, she might know
She has lived her life whole
And is still willing to grow
How to feel good, she says, I’ll tell you how
Live this fine moment right here in the now
 
What works wonders for me
Is accepting others the best I can
Be it woman or be it man
Being a loving person is being human
 
And if in any way I am caught by doubt
I use my love for God to figure it out
I ask for forgiveness and look for connection
I dance to the rock of ecstatic perfection
 
I read the Good Book
I give a knowing look
Still I keep my eye peeled
For that internal devil
Prejudiced scales are not on the level
 
Be a generous and loving neighbor
Create a kind mood
Think of Love as God’s favorite food
 
We deserve to serve it
Give it away
Offer it humbly,
day by day
 
The more Love we share
The more God provides
The clearer the picture
The safer all rides
 
Our Love for each other
Is God’s favorite meal
The reward for His feeding
is the joy we can feel
 
Rob Chavez

 

Not like other poems

Written by  on January 28, 2018

as a connoisseur

of the kind

and the pure

I hope you’ll appreciate

these Scarlet Begonias

for their percolating motion

spinning on the land

tiptoeing on the ocean

celebrating                                                                                                                         a rhythm of devotion