How It Goes

In the dream, some say:
“Keep your chin up.”

Others say:
“Keep your head down.”

I nod and shake my head
simultaneously — in this dream,
everything appears to be true.

I may be at Morning’s Gate
but to me it’s still the night.

What appears in the dark
can be a door to the light.

When I walk through that door
I’ll forget that it was ever there:

no door, no me, just light.

Nothing to open, nothing to close –

what stands between us is only us,
we’re made of light but dream
in the dark – isn’t that
how it goes?

doorway

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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 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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