Without End

moon river

After midnight, no one will hear
the subtle sighs of my lover as she
leaves my bed to wander, moon-like,
through lit clouds, wreathed in the
perfume of transience, soaring
away in the dream time.

At the pond,
not a ripple will stir.

On her way,
perhaps she’ll stop
to tend the fire, roasting
cinders of wry intelligibility
with unconcealed delight as words,
names, and forms that rose from nowhere
curl back again like smoke from where they came.

When we meet again in our glad embrace
there will be no place where Love
leaves off and something
less slinks in.

In light and shadow, twining, mindless,
blissful sighs of “Yes, Yes, Yes” welcome
us to the fragrant jasmine petal heart of this
moment, drenched in that deathlessness,
ruby glimmer in green floating worlds,
white flowering worlds, all spiraling
blessing, both given and taken,
empty and full, all life
without end —


frosty moon

About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, and our lazy dog, Amos, in a lovely little mountain town called Paradise, situated on the ridge of the Little Grand Canyon, in the Northern California Sierra Nevadas. I have several other sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: http://www.pbase.com/1heart Essays on the Conscious Process: http://theconsciousprocess.wordpress.com/ Poetry and Prosetry: https://feelingtoinfinity.wordpress.com/ Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: https://westernmystics.wordpress.com/ Free Transliterations of Spiritual Texts: http://freetransliterations1.blogspot.com/ Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: https://spiritguidesparrow.wordpress.com/ Thank You!
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7 Responses to Without End

  1. amchan@hotmail.co.uk says:

    I wish I could know such peace!

    How does one come to meet such exquisiteness, hrtbeat7? Thanks!


  2. amchan@hotmail.co.uk says:

    Thank you for your reply!🙂

    But what about worldly concerns etc, surely it is not possible eg. if one needs to put food on the table? (Example)

    Thank you again for your contributions.🙂

    • Bob OHearn says:

      Sure, when it’s time to eat, we eat. Eating does not have to obstruct our peace, any more than our other daily activities, our work, etc. It begins with the inner discipline of silence, and is supported by the practice of non-dwelling.


  3. A says:

    “It begins with the inner discipline of silence, and is supported by the practice of non-dwelling.”

    Interesting… I will reflect. And try.

    Thank you again, Friend🙂

    Blessings also.🙂

  4. z ... says:

    Such an amazing Poem !
    I can not wait to read more
    Happy to find your Blog
    Be well

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