Inspection Required

From where come you
My thoughts
You’re not, you are
Again you’re not

You lead me to your sons and daughters
I have known your ancestors
But on careful inspection
You disappear into silence

Come back and make a stand
But no you fold
Like a nomad’s tent
A shadow hiding

-purushottama

This post is from a collection of essays, stories, insights and poems that have occurred to me along the Way titled Here to Now and Behind.

3 thoughts on “Inspection Required”

  1. The collapse of the nomad’s tent is such a visual image of a kind of relaxation, a return to effortlessness, a ceasing to be the particular. So helpful. Thank you.

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