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Give for Giving

Tap into the unconscious
While you sleep I enter your head
Visions rush into your dreams
You follow the images I usher in
And the windows of the world church open
The graves spill their contents, nothing but dust
No cloud rising to heaven with a host of faithful within
Instead the green and those who remain true to earth
Dance thereon the eschaton of Nature reigning pure
From the land come Demeter and Ares
From the woods come Aphrodite and Artemis
From the sky come Zeus and Apollo
From the fire come Hephaestus and Prometheus
From the water come Poseidon and Oceanus
From under the land come Hades and Persephone
From the vine come Dionysus and Pan
A host of voices
Singing about hands in the air
Singing about a time for revolution
Singing about the place to rebel
All these things and more
A lasting depression we have not shaken
Chains and shackles about our limbs
Our minds have lost their limbs
The psyche rent in half
The landlord doesn’t offer rebates
Singing about reaching another level
Singing about altering the destiny
Singing about where that time may be
Many colors mentioned
Planets, suns and moons
Mushrooms and anointing oil
Sananda Christ and the liberty
Everywhere people rushing
Lots of bliss in the sky touching
Those who would plant their lips there
Kissing earth goodbye
Now more physical
Now more spiritual
The yin enters the yang
The yang enters the yin
There are no separate domains
Yet within niches remain
Stubborn fools who think they corner
This or that and in retrospect
One would have to suspect
Motives and the incessancy
Of greed in those encroached
For the unwavering is not real
Since change is the only constant
Is the energy that drives
Is the complacency evolver
In a circle of deep chaos
Arose a single ray of light
It was enough to bring darkness
As it once was
To an end
To stop formlessness
Through the energy of change
The world was rearranged
Green became
Silver begot green transformed into wine
The heaviness of the day heaped atop her head
Sleep said I am Hypnos and took her by the hand
I had not the time to say an official good night
Music rolled on like Harley in the stardust
Blessings surround and the air thins
Cold descends to drape skin
Breath clouds the cold to show its face
Ancient beings we know not
From light ships overhead
Penetrates the deep darkness
For darkness never ends
And where shades of gray
Form from light dancing with dark
We see the kindling of shapes
We see the primordial energy that transforms
Penetrating the brilliant lightness
For lightness never ends
Oh, so that the great spirit would find
My soul receptive and capable
Oh, so in mine ignorance still that bliss
Would dare enter, even as I sleep
And in that unconscious keep
Reels psyche in Selfless
Roles unrelated to the resonating
Of the great spirit filling me

About this poem

This poem is about seeing with eyes wideshutopen, sort of like the Owl Eye and the Eagle Eye combined, so that eyesight allows simultaneous focused vision of an entire field of vision equally, while inner eye sees inwarder in likemanner, both visions occurring without boundaries of temporality so as to be a phenomenal occurrence of timelessness despite those who argue against it because they have never experienced it. It is the silent unity song that has been playing since humanity’s earliest roots and family tree beginnings paralleling world treeness. The brief exegesis contains four Deftnitions: wideshutopen, inwarder, likemanner, and treeness. 

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Written on February 18, 2022

Submitted by ScottMPotter on May 07, 2022

2:29 min read

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Scheme Text too long
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 2,806
Words 499
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 87

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