POEMS: “No more longing”

 

moraine-lake-banff-national-park-alberta-canada-the-pinnacle-listMoraine Lake, Canada

No More Longing

Yesterday I sat beside

a pristine mountain lake

where sky and pines and water

lost their names in Seeing,

where Listening became

a single bird-song, wind song,

water-lapping song of joy.

Today, there’s no more longing,

no more pain inside the heart;

the devotee has disappeared

into the scent of Now,

and space has blown desire

from its latest hiding place

into the peace of being where I am.

Dorothy Hunt

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