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OUT OF THE MOUTH OF BABES AND SUCKLINGS

The pure cry of the uncomplicated childbefore it has been trainedin the verbalisations of this worldis the Voice of the Eternal. Learn from it:that the way back to Godlies backwards beyondnamingand identifyingblamingand mentifying;that the Tree of Knowledgeshares the One Rootwith … Continue reading

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MAKE AN EFFORT

Matter is always inert; dense shadowy stuffthat resists the shining. Leave the puppetto its own devicesand how will it everget out of its box? Who then is thereto make an effort?And with what forcefrom where obtained? The child, the kitten, … Continue reading

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FOR MOTHER AND CHILD

Why wake him?You woke to nothing,do you think he won’t?Your hand will guide him firmly and away,your lips will teach the nonsense he will say,your sins on himevery day. At best,he’ll pass the testyou failed,but where you wonwill be undone. … Continue reading

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THE SUDDENLY SEPARATE SPIDER SENTRY

STILLNESS isthe space between movementsthe crack in the universethe gloved handwith the artto pull aparttwo thin life stitchesand let a stab of nothing in. An eyewith sky behindfor mind,a face blind,a sunflower petal fallingstamen to earth;or bird-song-bird callingeither side of … Continue reading

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NORMAL

Pain is in proportion to livingness.The more alive you are,the more it hurtsto live.This is normal. The young hurt mostbut mend quickest.New flesh healswhere old flesh withers.Young mind feels pain piercing and deep;often so deep that of itself it heals;a … Continue reading

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HAVE A HAPPY WEEK

“Empty-handed I come and lo! the spade is in my hand.” In the illimitable Void All is destroyed (and Nothing is lost!) Everything appears anew: good seeds flourish (and evil too). They said to the Poet at his birth, “Go! … Continue reading

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MARY’S BOY CHILD

Hark, now hear the angels sing A new King born today And man will live for evermore Because of Christmas day! A child is born overprotected (then neglected) to drink cow’s milk and eat calves’ flesh and wait for Christmas … Continue reading

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