Opening Time…

Photo courtesy of: ‘Dawn’ by Konevi – Pixabay

Ken’s poem is an exquisite and alluring invitation to look at the beginnings of time… the dawn of… a day, a moment, a perception, a thought, a feeling, an impression… right there… the opening of time… it’s a beautiful thing… the center of the universe… where the attainment of everything that fulfills is possible…

By Ken McKeon

There is a dotted line, it is unsigned,
So there is more than enough room for you,

You can find it
In the furthest corner
Of a box of golden light,

Find that box, that corner, that golden light,
Look for the line,

It’s hard to miss,
It’s horizon long,
Write your life out right there,
Then you’ll be a companion of the dawn,

Each day, all day, forever,

The early lifting clouds

Will brim your heart with rainbows,

Just chance it,
It’s a dotted line,

You have been pre-approved,
Your entire life,
Sign in,
See how it goes.

About David Filippone

For more than 25 years I’ve been a 'student' of the Time, Space, Knowledge vision (TSK), not a teacher. And I write from an inquiring student's perspective neither proclaiming nor declaring. I figuratively sit in awe at the feet of a master, Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche. For the past 12 years, my personal TSK guide has been Jack Petranker, Director of the Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages, and the Center for Creative Inquiry (CCI), past dean of the "Tibetan Nyingma Institute", and author of "When It Rains Does Space Get Wet?", "Inside Knowledge", and other TSK related books and articles... I've also received TSK instruction from the late, Carolyn Pasternak of the Odiyan Retreat Center... As a volunteer for the past several years, I've been curating the often TSK focused, CCI Facebook page at...
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