Anthony Weir

Rookie (13th September 1941)

Tantra-Mantra - Poem by Anthony Weir

Once you have understanding
throw that understanding away
and look for a new one,
like breath after breath,
for having is clinging.
True happiness comes
when you no longer hold on to happiness:

for the spirit needs desolation
as much as the body needs death.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 5, 2006



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