Flay me, shroud my body in Saran wrap, for others to see what you mean to me: a relief map of live suffering, writhing organs in a plastic bag, a human soup to drag behind you, sensitive to everything you do, overflowing with formless worship, pink, raw and dreaming of a vicious kinship: Open yourself and slip my parts in, we can exist, two hideous beasts within a single beautiful skin.
It's a chilly autumn evening, I sat for dinner with my gorgeous wife, leaning. She turns of the artificial lights and fires up a unimpressive wax candle and sighs.
The candle sits majestically on a hand made wooden stand, My attention switches from her to it, like the seconds hand. What's the story I wonder? Some of it melts down the stand, some of it vanishes, ceases to exist, like dreamland.
It burns to give light and warmth and yet asks nothing in return.
Inside of every line there is a meaning hard to find A moment of the mind A breath of sacred life A body not to bind A sharpness like a knife Pure attention Not a weapon, but slicing through each second Severing summoned notions With smooth motions Leaving only seamless being Flowing like an ocean Coming and going The ebb and flow Of life under the light No longer lost in night Now caught in perfect sight For but a moment Where the flow went Before returning to the sea To effervescent infinity With equanimity You are here with me Flowing Like the ocean
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Candle makes me believe, In humanity, In charity, In selflessness, In bringing clarity To one's life, In making the world A better place, Not judging someone By colour and creed Harvesting their purity Just by their deeds!
Can one be like a candle, giving light to the world, by sacrificing itself ?!
Selflessness comes from sacrificing Your time and your best effort You don't think you just do And you do because you care For you care about their well being So that they might live a little easier Because life's really hard by ourselves And It means so much when someone is selfless
Ashamed to see how much selfishness this world has