Dormition



A dormitory for the restless
Where desires lay dormant
But the sleepless nights will have a dormition.
The ever watchful shall find eternal respite.
The walls of the unconscious mind have been transversed: a visitation to ease the vexation.
The ever presence of the ever present one.

The bosom of Abraham is offered such hospitality for a vagabond.
A nowhere nomadic looking for citizenship not of this world.  
The one who has nowhere to lay his head has prepared a place for me.
Will I be given a white stone and hear thy secret name. No festal garment do I have.
For the feast of feast, the 8th day is forever.
This fallen world had tripped us up and now the wounds fester
But I rise up .

A daily conversion, an hourly catechism, a full immersion of all 5 senses
Restore me to the newness of thy ancient likeness.
For each day is a ever beginning and tomorrow is ever fleeting.

Let us behold eternity for a moment.
Take a breath for God is in the pause. Come back to your heart for the kingdom is at hand.

Smash those idols for we are living temples. Least we become a den of robbers a house of iniquity
 What do you bring as an offering, a bloodless sacrifice.

Your heart is the altar and your mind a priest, your volition an offering. It is now the Passover from death to life. Let us ascend to the upper room.

An earthquake within your inner world has take place. The curtain of the temple has been wrought in two and heaven and earth are now joined.
I had a day dream but like a thief in the night I was overtaken.
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Written on October 31, 2023

Submitted by esarkis on November 03, 2023

Modified by esarkis on November 04, 2023

1:33 min read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCXCC XXDXEEX XAX BX DX X XC
Characters 1,533
Words 312
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 6, 7, 3, 2, 2, 1, 2

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3 Comments
  • karlcfolkes
    Your sobering Messianic message: We’re all in deep sleep of vanity, ignorance and the worship of idols and false images from which only a metaphorical biblical earthquake can awaken us.
    LikeReply 17 months ago
  • Soulwriter
    Thanks for sharing, I appreciated reading your words.
    LikeReply 17 months ago
  • Soulwriter
    Biblical poetry at its best.
    LikeReply 17 months ago

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