Little Fishes

Today I am a school of little darting fishes
I go this way, then that way for no reason
just enjoying the feeling of movement
the cool transparency of watery bliss
to be alive, to swim in syncopation
 
A light above is shining over the surface
I love the way it shimmers, filters down
illuminates the mystery, this life
what astonishment!
 
The terrible burdens —
belief, memory, identity —
shake them off, wash clean
wash clear, be free
 
Empty of any willfulness, the energy
which moves me moves the wind,
the wave, everything
 
I am all desire, surging vital current
restless surface, silent depth
unfathomable depth, unfathomable
power, power without point or purpose,
only this, only this — to be

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