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Bow Down



This is how You becomes dust:
Touch your forehead to the earth,
Bow down to the light in your body.
When the light within lifts up your head and cries,
"Do not worship me, for I am you,"
Bow down, bow down.
All around you, dripping with quietness,
Flowers are doing this to rain.
The golden moth that lives one day
Is doing this to flame, the moon
Does it to the sun, one breath
Does it to another.
Receive yourself,
Bow down and drink.
Be the mother
Of your own heart - this
Is how dust becomes Divine.
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Submitted on April 08, 2017

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