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It is difficult for humans to peel off their skin.
to shed their bodies at the entrance.
Their hearts always bleed for loss,
but the soul knows no remorse,
it has but one predetermined course.

We all believe that we will inhabit this casing forever.
That the world just can’t go on without us,
We fret over who’s going to pay the bills.
We are vexed, perplexed at the unsolvable puzzle.
Then reality brings these illusions to a screeching halt.

Do not be filled with trepidation my fellow traveler.
I have witnessed the other side of the door.
It is beautiful light that patiently awaits.
Eternal sunshine that will bathe us with warmth.
There is nothing to fear.

Woodstock, New York
September 28, 2011