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Did you know?
There is no you
Did you see you in the moon tonight?
and it swallowed us both
I saw you in the leaves
blown across the street
by hidden fingers
in plain view
You were knocking on the door
with the wind
and crying out
from the gecko's belly
You were in the first rays of morning sun
dancing through the lattice
lighting morning smoke
and You, now
in each key stroke
each electric pulse
each pregnant silence
between the hum of oscillating fans
Did you know?
There is only you
You touched you
as I touched the kitchen counter
you were in the glass of water
which wet my dry throat
you were in this night's mysteries
and you will be waiting with the dawn
in rustling leaves
blown by the morning wind
Your hair the clouds
a beautiful mess against the blue
the twinkling of stars
a lingering tear drop in your eye
you were this pain in the belly
this hearty laugh of joy
this moth dancing round the bulb
this screeching tire on the bitumen
Do you know you?
How could you?
There is only you.
"If you really want to get rid of misery and suffering then you will have to understand - you don't have a self. Then it will be not just a small relief but a tremendous relief." Osho
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