Saturday, April 3, 2010

Island in the Storm

Awake in the darkness before the dawn,
When the world is quiet and hours last long,
There is a quality to the silence;
An open gateway to the absolute,
It is the presence of a wordless truth.

Lost among the distractions of the day,
Concerned with my capacity to pay
For all the things a normal life requires,
Fueled by stimulations that keep me wired.

Seemingly consumed by constant attacks
S0 numerous that I cannot keep track
Of where I am, time, place, or where I'm at.

But days do not consist of only strife,
There's morning silence and eternal life.

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