The State of Balance
The State of Balance
By Tony DeLorger © 2012
It is without reservation that life exacts its resounding balance,
in response to our thoughtless and sometimes willful acts of purpose,
always seeking the dominance of thought over reality,
in a world with which we are so often disconnected.
Within the arrogance of delusion we persist in marking all that is pristine,
all that exists in a state of perfection, to become more aligned with our expectations,
to become the pawn in our misguided path to believed superiority,
when in truth we are as babies, suckling from the very breast with which we contend.
Humanity has designed intellect as a definitive truth rather than a tool to enlightenment,
always bending the rules to fit into our evolving moralities and paradigms,
never once considering the true nature of being, untouched by human minds,
and in its own state of perfection at serene rest.
It is we who make complex the simplicity of truth,
the abiding reflection of a knowing heart, made silent by an arrogant will,
and in blindness create life bound by the debt of imbalance and therefore struggle,
in not acknowledging the stark and beautiful reality of life.
If only we could see without the veil of denial, the true beauty that surrounds us,
its timeless perfection in action and purpose, a panacea for all our strife,
our world of recompense and the continuous struggle of will against nature,
the retrograde movement of the pendulum.
The sting of reality is far better than the response of imbalance,
yet even still we cannot relinquish the idea that we are more important than life itself,
somehow eclipsing the sun that gives life to us, nurtures our very soul,
and in our infancy, offering the potential of perfection to fledglings who have not yet earned it.
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