Reconcile Yourself to Self

Music: Fugue in A Major.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Nicholas Gordon

Reconcile yourself to self,
The messy, muddled you,
Limited in leverage,
Unlimited in view.

There is no better vantage point
From which a soul might see,
Nor better little porcelain pot
In which a soul might be.

Being is a miracle,
And you, the miraclee,
And every moment of your life
Is eternity.

And everything you come across,
And everything within,
Packages the infinite,
Being without end.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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