By Tony DeLorger © 2012
In despair we eventually find hope,
in joy we eventually find disappointment,
and in dreams we discover nightmares,
in the cascading expression of life’s experience.
Seeking perfection is a delusion of thought,
an eloquent stance of ego and denial,
misreading the course of life and its intention.
How may we experience joy without sadness,
and on what would we base our understanding,
the comparison from which we determine our investment.
Extremes are not just results of bad Karma,
wrongdoing or anything else,
but the whisper of learning and consolation.
What we consider negative or bad is simply life’s song,
the lessons of cause and effect
and the gamut of experience that can make us whole.
Blame, denial and judging circumstance,
is puerile and ignorant in the scheme of life,
the calm flow unencumbered by we mere mortals,
and risen to possibility only by our learning and balance.
All there is to experience is ‘NOW’, untouched by past or future,
and accepted however it is expressed,
without our manifest intervention and misunderstanding.
Each moment is ours alone,
to do what we will,
at the consequence of life’s cascading will,
and our acceptance.
Sadness and suffering need only be
a path and appreciation of potential joy.