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2407Re: Falling Upwards

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  • naga_moon_rai
    Jul 3, 2006
      nancy,

      I think this is one of his best - its radiant simplicity
      with the vibrancy of the images bursts upon the tongue
      and amazes the mind.

      You are so right.

      nm


      --- In VoicesOfThePhilosophersStone@yahoogroups.com, sole_magick
      <sole_magick@...> wrote:
      >
      > What a poignant reminder to savour each moment. Love it, with a
      bursting heart, and yet without binding to it. The Buddhists call
      this non-attachment. What a challenge this is sometimes when there is
      so much beauty.
      >
      > thank you Eric
      >
      > Nancy
      >
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      > ErcAshfrd@... wrote:
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      >
      > Falling Upwards
      >
      >
      > Ripe fruit or rotten fruit.
      > Good rain or bad rain.
      > It all falls upwards.
      > Just one green season
      > turns you upside down.
      >
      > Spirit is not invisible.
      > Spirit is a kitten in your hand
      > as you drown.
      > It is a crab waving its claws
      > as you think of food.
      > A mine shaft full of dreams
      > you have yet to imagine.
      > A honeymoon you
      > did not attend.
      >
      > You go out with a sombrero
      > in a hurricane.
      > You go out
      > to burn up the world
      > like a firefly.
      > Baby steps lead to more baby steps
      > then your mind drops dead
      > but your heart explodes
      > like a star.
      >
      > The way to fall well
      > is to lose many hats
      > and never to hang on
      > to any branch in the rain
      > because that branch
      > is also falling upwards
      > into a deep
      > and heedless love.
      >
      >
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~
      >
      >
      > (c) Eric Ashford 006
      >
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