Part 2 of 3
stepping off the road
onto the black-green grass
I look up to the night sky
the tree silhouette, the stars
it is shown and felt ...
the trees, the stars and me are interconnected
made of the same effervescence
all is made of this
everything whole and perfect just as it is
the question arises, "but what about ...?"
and the image is shown
moments of time
each a brick, building and adding to the last, all contributing
and just as each molecule of water is a part of the whole that comes crashing to the shore
so an overwhelming, never-ending momentum contributes
traceless, beginingless, entangled whole
effervescent LIFE moves through us
we are process
it is known, "there is no other way. It had to happen. There is great purpose."
complete acceptance. [THIS ALL] makes perfect sense. Of course.
this bountiful and meaningful Reality
breath expels "oh!"
and tears of joyous relief wash through
laughing, "It's all okay ... oh my gosh, it's all okay."
Now, on the other side of the park
a few steps onto the road,
to my house ...
October 1996, aged 24
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Photo: taken by Tom, south-east Queensland 2020