WITH TEARS IN OUR EYES

Eventually fate arrives
At every door
With the same invitation
To return home
Until then
We must live boldly
Tenderly, authentically
Wisely and freely
We must dance with tears in our eyes
And the beauty of life
In our blazing hearts
Tasting the sweetness
Even as it vanishes into emptiness.

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THE GARDEN IS BEAUTIFUL

We are dancing in an endless ocean of love
Swimming with the beautiful ones
Unlocking the door to eternity
Feeling the breath of the ecstatic wind
Catching a glimpse of the sun
As it pours out its light
For the lovers of the world


The Garden is beautiful
Because you are in it
.

This is from a recent post on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KavijiPoet

A FEATHER HAND

Who has not felt the gut wrench of grief
Drowning in the uncontrollable wave

Which one has never felt broken
Fragility laid bare, wounds exposed

All beings stand equal
At the altar of eternity

When the veneer is rubbed off
Each will stand naked
In the presence of the unconditional
Adorned only in whatever humanity
They have salvaged from their existence

The day I fell out of the world
I was caught by a feather hand
That has held me ever since

Now words just tumble out
As if by themselves.

Image by Christine Sponchia from Pixabay

I AM LEAVING WORDPRESS

This is it
I am leaving wordpress after 5 years of poetry

It has been wonderful
But enough is enough

If you want to stay in touch and follow my poetry
You can find me on substack
https://kavijezziehockaday.substack.com

My subscription will run until the end of this month and then expire.

Thank you so much for following me, liking my poems and paying some attention.
The poetry is not stopping, only my chosen and preferred platform.
I still do all my poetry free and substack is no different.

So if you fancy continuing the journey jump on.
Otherwise be well and be blessed.

Kavi Jezzie Hockaday

FORM AND FORMLESS

You are eternal and unchanging
A universe in which manifestation occurs

You are also manifestation occurring
Temporary and forever changing

Finding a way of living these two truths
Is the ultimate dance of form and formless

The sky and the clouds may appear different
Yet are all one thing.

Image by Kanenori from Pixabay

REVOLUTION IN CONSCIOUSNESS

There is a revolution happening
IN YOU

The door has always been there, throughout time,
But always it has been a partially shut door
We had to squeeze through
To discover our true nature
And our one compassionate heart

That door is now WIDE OPEN
And freely available to all
No need to squeeze through
No privilege of enlightenment for the few

Now it is possible for all
Still it requires persistence,
Surrender of the righteous belief system
And a willingness to face ourselves

But there is a revolution happening
IN YOU

Friend, this is the time, now, here, in the midst of this structural collapse
Open your heart and mind
Turn off the fear, and all the causes of fear
And embrace your inner authority
As the cosmic being you are
Stop all activity that distracts you from your one true purpose, INNER REVOLUTION.

Image by Javier Rodriguez from Pixabay

TO KNOW ETERNITY

Presence is a portal
Through which we know eternity
There is only one hole in time’s tapestry
And that is NOW

We are born of time
Like all flesh and blood
Like all form

Yet still we can know eternity
When we come to a complete stop
And allow the mind to settle
As the sediment in a bottle settles
After shaking

To intimately know eternity
For one exquisite moment
Brings an ecstatic wave
And an un-reconcilable grief

That our time here is fleeting
And gone so quickly.

Image by Monoar Rahman Rony from Pixabay

IT IS ALRIGHT

There is a point on the journey
Of awakening
When you realize
It is all alright
It always was alright
It always is alright
And it always will be alright

Despite the suffering, the hardship,
The war, the loss, the grief,
The violence, the terrible things
We do to ourselves and each other

Still…
It is all alright
It always was alright
It always is alright
And it always will be alright

There is no way of explaining this
So the mind that is divided understands
It is not an argument or a belief
And it doesn’t stop the wheel of pain

It just brings great relief

For you have fallen into your god essence
And realized that separation
Is the most beguiling of illusions
But ultimately untrue.

Image by David Mark from Pixabay 

The Beloved Says…

The Beloved says…

Go forth into the realm of form
Be an emissary of the light

Seek to be unattached
Even as attachment
Wraps you in its arms
With its sweet and tempting offers

Seek to stay as love
Even as fear grabs you
By the neck
And breathing becomes labored

Seek mastery of desire
Even as the lure of comfort
And the veil of security
Draws you toward it

You will become lost in that place
And then, child of the light,
Remember to dance
Remember to laugh and sing
To grieve and cry in the devastation
To soak in the pouring rain
As it drenches your wounded heart

And let that remembering itself
Be the light that you carry
To share with others
Who have forgotten.

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