Freedom from the Past
is the Present.
Freedom from the Future
is the Present.

The Present
is a crack that runs
through the universe.
Into it everything disappears
like snowflakes
in a raging furnace.

For most people
the Present
is a mental space
filled by memories of the Past,
thoughts of the Future,
sense impressions
and a random stream of thoughts.

In the gap between thoughts,
the real Present can be seen;
like the sun at noon
through dusty cobwebs
in a clear sky.


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