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Vautaw on Elixir (Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:27 am)

John Marks on Elixir (Sat, 27 Mar 2021 10:44 pm)

Vautaw on Malignant Love (Thu, 11 Feb 2021 01:40 am)

Aviva Rifka Bhandari on Creativity Costs (Wed, 10 Feb 2021 05:33 pm)

Aviva Rifka Bhandari on Malignant Love (Wed, 10 Feb 2021 04:47 pm)

Vautaw on You and Me (Tue, 26 Jan 2021 12:52 am)

Vautaw on You and Me (Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:05 pm)

Aviva Rifka Bhandari on You and Me (Mon, 25 Jan 2021 07:52 pm)

Vautaw on Elixir (Fri, 15 Jan 2021 08:27 pm)

Aviva Rifka Bhandari on Elixir (Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:51 pm)

Resilient Soul

The past is haunting:
  heartbreaking memories, 
  unbearable loss, 
  scars, seeping wounds.

The present is daunting:
  deadly viruses, illness, disease, 
  affecting everything - livelihood, 
  relationships, life. 

The future is uncertain:
  climate change, 
  conspiracy theories, 
  political upheaval, 
  civil unrest. 

We ask why:
  amid confusion, 
  gleaning truth from ...

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Malignant Love

I can feel you,
thick in my throat,
threatening to consume me,
slithering through my mind and body,
wielding your alpha power, 
making me weak. 

I curse you, drown you, 
in sunshine and sweet elixirs,
but you refuse to leave.

I am stronger than you think.

I order you and your invisible army 
of pain, heartbreak, misery,
away from my cosmic energy. 

I did not manifest you.
You...

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Mortality

Mortality stalks me 
like a jealous lover.

Breathlessly follows me
wherever I go, incessantly
banging a gong, 

chanting, 

it won't be long, 
come to me, let 
the pain end.

My eternal soul sees
this game of mortal gods 

and challenges me

to go where mortals
fear to tread...

Meditate in silent space
past the black hole,

beyond illness,
depression, despair

to that ...

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