Poetry

On Beyond Being Human: a Sort of Poem

By meestereric / January 7, 2019 /

Let’s consider this scenario: It’s all or nothing: because there is no partial Self, and self-realization is not for persons (egos) or separate entities. Since there is no one anyway. No bodies. And “Mind” with a small “m” is synonymous with movement, as in “a movement and a rest” (Gospel of Thomas, 50). We could…

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The Garden of Bliss

By meestereric / October 11, 2018 /

In the garden of bliss there are no formulas no principles only the sun blazing away unknown All to all sweet as infinite love has no opposite pure perfect absolute beyond the mind beyond thought no intermediate direct silent Presence

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Who Am I?

By meestereric / June 15, 2018 /

If it’s not the bodily sensations, the thoughts, the perceptions if it’s spontaneous, effortless if it’s not focused or contracted but expanded and unfocused if it’s not in time, or in space Then it must be already that way: already witnessing, seeing, aware, boundless, ever-present, happy, uncaused in its nature, It must be what Is,…

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Poem: Doesn’t Matter

By meestereric / January 23, 2018 /

Doesn’t Matter What you do Still undivided Human field of consciousness Just to be quiet Peace Joy Love is the Universal Constant Even the the farthest asteroids Swim in this ocean Forged of Indefatigable iron Bottomless zero Cold as space Indestructible Pure New Unimagined Fire Courageous Perfect Guide Terra nonfirma Death Is the same as…

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Surrender the Leaf to the Stream

By meestereric / April 1, 2017 /

Are Happiness and Enlightenment the same thing? Why is there purported to be an equation between consciousness and the ground of reality, where the objects of consciousness are in fact merely appearances, no matter how consistent and lawful, and like images on a screen being underneath mere screen, derived from and existing only as Consciousness?…

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Poem: My Head Is Gone

By meestereric / November 27, 2016 /

My Head Is Gone Went home and discovered My Home is everywhere Sand blasted through time My foot is a radio Picking an Infinite line Zero definition But so sublime Quiet body, Quiet mind … Love is an Atheist Utterly blind To conditions Right left forward or behind Scriptures flow fast away like rain God…

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The Paradoxes Along the Path

By meestereric / July 11, 2015 /

(Click here to jump down to the list of paradoxes) Note: The contradictions one hears in spiritual teachings are not necessarily paradoxes. What’s the difference between a paradox and a contradiction? Not all contradictions are paradoxes, but a paradox contains an apparent contradiction. However, I notice as one progresses up the mountain, things get more…

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