8 thoughts on “I Am No Longer Here

  1. What happens when you no longer see him between the scattered stars and forget how his whispering voice sounded like?

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        1. Agreed, although I’m not sure if you understood my poem. It is a song of praise, one uttered in exhilaration. I am no longer dwelling in me. The house of “I” has become empty.

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            1. It’s interesting why you understood it the way you did. Self effacement, voicelessness, disappearance… Yet these are the very things that the mystic considers as the highest attainments — and why? Because they signal a complete and all-encompassing outflow. The lion roared, the heart is torn open, and love is a stream merging the self with the world.

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              1. I guess our minds interpret poetry in ways they deem fit for our current emotional state… The original meaning is way better than my sad explanation.

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                1. It reflects back on our emotional state, enabling to put it into question, thus seeing more than we’ve seen before. We unfold and grow.

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