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Choices

What do you do
When there's nothing to do
Ask yourself the question
Is it because of you

It always is
True to yourself
Interrogate the self
It reveals itself

Next on the tick box
Choices as answers
You know the answer
You still need s choice to make you ponder

Are you alone
Are you lonely
Alone and lonely
Alone not lonely
None of the above

Data Analysis question
All seem alike
Know it at the source
Or you are playing the wrong course

Unlike during the test
Time unlimited
Test to prove to the outside
This has everything to do on the inside

Option available need not be the answer
That option is there in the question
Tick the last box
Then this whole enquiry needless

If answer in the paper
An honest truth seeker
Answer will present itself
You just have to be present

Alone a Philosophers abode
Lonely a humans inferior quality
Alone not lonely a Saints pedestal
Alone and lonely have a lot of work to do on yourself

Is it just a feeling
Or reality presenting for you to see
Dream like Mirage can mislead
Playing for the wrong side in the field

Enquiry answers the query
A one man jury sees things in totality
Purity the quality the jurors inquiry
Judgement delivered with equanimity and honesty

Playing this game compulsory
For spiritual advancement answers necessary
Question and Answer everything secondary
Actualizing yourself and not the your image is Primary

Actualized once the question ceases
Along with it the choices
Judge and jury are the same the mind realizes
Knowledge of this after the search started
Start and end the same when realized you are a Zen Master
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Submitted by K.V.Srikanth on May 01, 2021

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