The Mirror of the Truth
A bleeding cloud
envisioned into the mirror
of a water-eye
is like a face losing its lines,
or like a flower withering in
a falling field.
The wind developing breasts
among three limbs of a tree
is like an ancient, African, tribal woman
dancing in a wedding ceremony,
while seeking for cheerfulness.
In reality, there are only
a cloud nascent to rain,
an eye opening to peek the luminousness,
and a tree fighting to save
its own flowers.
Due to the mirrors,
everything looks like being
always complete, but
this exhaustiveness can be real or not.
In the mirror of the aqua,
never the sky can be itself, and
never its pearls can be extant.
In the mirror of a lie,
maybe the truth looks like verity,
nevertheless it may never be a certainty.
But, in the Holy mirror,
The Lord is human and
the human being is divine,
and our hearts can be candles
lightning love for our Lord.
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