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Be with it, be sad

Have you ever felt sad and tried to avoid it? What if you actually sat with it, and felt it?

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But why are you sad?

Oh loved one 

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Is it because you know that the moon

Will never meet the sun?

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Is it for the fact that you yearn to be one

Yet experience separation like breathing?

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Is it that the unhealed wounds

Are no longer bleeding, yet are still not scars?

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Where did you think you would find the answers?

In the sky?

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Is that why you look up to god?

In the tilt of your neck – there is energy 

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There is power

There is choice

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For the eyes that look up 

Can also look down 

And the eyes that see out

Can also see in

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They say trying to forget the past

Is almost as frivolous as trying to plan for the future

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So be here now

Be sad

Transcend it

Be with it

Release it

And be you

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