Our Ascended Masters

Our Ascended Masters short poem

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Divinity isn’t bestowed
no one interviews you for that job
insanity is a big part
of the benefits package
once you’ve actually experienced
Truth you cease

if an animal became human –
evolution in action –
what does a human become
dispossessed of understandable
motives, a body
full of light

the cancer of their former
life must hurt, memories
of love forever hung up
behind a door only they can see
the cocoon no longer
fits the caterpillar

everyone dies
some are burnt in service
of a mysterious flame
burning green without fuel
suffering equal parts
jealousy and duty

angels don’t dance
trying to interpret their motions
is like swallowing a knife
they deafen, they ignite us
so just watch them, never touch
just watch

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a poet from Seattle Washington USA. His poetry has appeared in print in publications such as Bellowing Ark, Point Nopoint, and most recently in Contraposition magazine. When not writing poetry he is a Human Resources professional, a repentant glutton, and a novelist specializing in the weird-fiction genre.
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