Monday, April 13, 2020


I have taken leave of my senses,
left the old to receive the new.

Through the mountain I know
the truth of things,
their steady, unshakable,
immovable essence.

Through the river I know
the flow of life,
how one drop connects to another,
and all flow to the sea.

Through the fire I know
the mutability of matter,
flicker to flame, inferno to ember,
substance to smoke.

Through the wind I know
the breath of the world,
an expanding awareness throughout
the infinite sky.

Through the moon I know
my place in creation,
what I orbit, what I reflect,
what I draw to myself, and push away.

Through my sixth sense, the Sun, I know
the Light that shines in all beings.

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