True Love

by Elizabeth Reninger

Original Language English

faithfully the raven
follows his shadow

as Self attends
to self ~ emanations appearing

as two within a sky's

Brightness ...

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Commentary by Ivan M. Granger

I love the imagery of this poem. Makes me feel like I've stepped into a dreamworld permeated with meaning. The raven following its shadow, self and Self, apparently two, but really one. And that wonderful closing phrase suggesting duality within a field of nonduality, "as two within a sky's / singular // Brightness..."

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True Love