Mountain in the Mist

If you want to know the One
then turn the light of mind around
to see who’s looking through your eyes.
This evening’s frosty scene:
a wintry hush has settled over the mountain,
blanketing the whole white world in silence.
Old memories lie abandoned at the threshold of night,
while my heart gently yields to the darkening unknown
hovering like an impersonal angel around my meager camp.
Shivering, huddled against the oncoming freeze,
youth’s questions and answers long forsaken,
no fire to make tea, I’m an echo of a rumor
sounding faintly in the swirling mists.





About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, in the foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada Mountains. I have a number of blog sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: Essays on the Conscious Process: Compiled Poetry and Prosetry: Verses and ramblings on life as it is: Verses and Variations on the Investigation of Mind Nature: Verses on the Play of Consciousness: Poetic Fiction, Fable, Fantabulation: Poems of the Mountain Hermit: Love Poems from The Book of Yes: Autobiographical Fragments, Memories, Stories, and Tall Tales: Ancient and modern spiritual texts, creatively refreshed: Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: Thank You!
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2 Responses to Mountain in the Mist

  1. Alisha says:

    I am Buddha, I am awaken one, everything is already there in me, no need to search or find…It took long time for me to realize everything is clear…I love this poem and imagining that if I meet you in the cold mountain I will definitely ask you many questions brother…there is many things to learn from you…nice poem indeed …

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