You are not what you think

"That which perceives

The thinking and the feeling, is not

Identical to them.

This is the source of so much confusion."

-Wu Hsin




If you think that you are what you think


you are quickly caught by thought


Understand yourself to be


the awareness-light


 shining bright


Thoughts and feelings are like moving


clouds in the sky of your present knowing


You are truly neither coming nor going


In delight enjoy being the light


The ocean is not confused


by its many waves


it simply




Poetry by Nils Teodor The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2023-05-03 at 10:18

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Sona The PoetBay support member heart!
yes, so very true.
we are moved by our thoughts, sometimes to the point opf restlessness.
The unmoving stillness- the ocean - is conveyed so well. Thanks for sharing this.