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Dread Affliction

DREAD AFFLICTION

Overthinking
One terrible affliction
Thinking gets enmeshed
Goes blind lost in emotion
Pure intuition cut adrift
Time to let go

Return
Remain
Release
Relax

Sit still as silence
Thirty minutes and reboot
Duly calm readdress the issue
If caterwauling chitcat reinvades
Stop – take ten deep breaths
Ten – one after the other

Give yourself a hug or two
Tap your baton a time or two
For you are conductor here
Call the players to order
And issue your order
Da capo – Da capo

Return
Remain
Release
Relax

And et cetera

Only For You

ONLY FOR YOU

Do not bewail your fate at crossroads
Nor shirk the choice of either/or
But singing both/and search for the lost notes
The key to pick is neither/nor

Let us pray for the seasick sailor
Stormswept, becalmed upon the sea
The hero’s bold venture doomed to failure
As Jonah also tried to flee

Uncertainty made him a dancer
Who once had been so far from shore
And no single key can be the answer
Just as no road can be a door

The crossroads never have a signpost
The ship that sinks will reach no quay
The road is dark – devils take the hindmost
And Know Where is it plain to see

I do not write to give directions
The distance or the trials in store
These are the milestones of my acceptance
And they pretend to be no more

The Middle Way II

THE MIDDLE WAY II

On my guard
Against extremes

Not too conceited
But not too lacking
In self worth
Either

And one day
Perhaps to be
No longer concerned
Over this struggle

Simply at peace
With who I am

Making It Work

MAKING IT WORK

Soft core overload
Some solace in solitude
Before the encore

Exit Overlooked

EXIT OVERLOOKED

Christmas comes and goes
Once again no one gives me
Another body
To share the load – Yes I know
“Just simplify.” – Yet do I?

Enough Already

ENOUGH ALREADY

Walk in mindfulness
Don’t give away your power
Just be who you are

The Pursuit Of Happiness

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2015/05/15/15-things-to-give-up-if-you-want-to-be-happy/

Trick Cyclists Begone

TRICK CYCLISTS* BEGONE

Neuroses? Not so!
Simply those predilections
We love to call ours.

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*https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/trick_cyclist

Misnomer II

MISNOMER II

The yearning for love
Jealousy, disappointment
That’s just selfishness

Testing Testing One Two

TESTING TESTING ONE TWO

Two is at heart one
While One manifests as two
Maintain your balance