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King of the Mountain

Post by Eternum 1 » Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:26 pm

In youth, I loved like the King
of the mountain,
Calling down at others to see
the heights I climbed.

In pride, I knew not the meaning
of mountains
Or that the tallest lie recumbant
under the sea

Later I awoke and washed
away my pride
to begin the descent from the peaks
to my knees

I've learned that love
is not only the height
but also the depth
of being
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And with each step
or look for those behind
The wise were ahead
calling to me.
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Post by bags123 » Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:45 am

BRILLIANT!!
I prefer to keep an open mind,....but not so much that my brains fall out.- Carl Sagan
Your brain is like an umbrella. It only works when it's open- Someone Smart


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Post by Leysa » Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:54 am

:cool: Really good stuff -- reminds me a bit of Browning ...
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
Nicely said.

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Post by Debbie » Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:06 pm

Beautiful write ET...I enjoyed it very much..

liked the way you put this..
Later I awoke and washed
away my pride
to begin the descent from the peaks
to my knees
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Reach Out And Love Someone
Slow Down And Look around
You Will Find Someone Who Needs You.....

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Post by Eternum 1 » Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:45 pm

Thanks Bags, :mrgreen:



Wow Leysa, what a nice compliment, I do admire Browning very much. TY :cool:


Thanks Debbie :cool:
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Post by IMSANE » Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:33 am

I studied other religions all through my twenties, only what interested me so I am most definately not an expert. I think all of them have a word for 'humble'. What a great write. I had to edit this because just because one is humble doesn't mean that one doesn't know he is great.
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"Sorrow has it's reward. It never leaves us where it found us......The cup our Father hath given, shall we not drink it and learn the lessons He teaches" Mary Baker Eddy

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Post by Eternum 1 » Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:22 pm

Thanks Imsane and I agree that humbling oneself is a step towards greatness as odd as it may sound.

Pax tecum,

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Post by Tom Watson » Sat Aug 06, 2005 1:57 pm

Et, brilliantly written, as stated before.
There is no mountain higher than the one we kneel upon when we fall from the peaks of our ego and pride, in the giving of control, and acceptance of His fresh air of love.

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Post by bags123 » Sat Aug 06, 2005 6:58 pm

Et, brilliantly written, as stated before.
There is no mountain higher than the one we kneel upon when we fall from the peaks of our ego and pride, in the giving of control, and acceptance of His fresh air of love.
Make that a double. :2cents:
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Post by Eternum 1 » Sat Aug 06, 2005 11:00 pm

Thanks Tom, I concur with that belief that losing our need to control is a vital step towards enlightenment.


Hey Bags, just noticed the Beagle gracing your avatar. Sensei Snoopy has a nice ring to it. Perhpas a Tao of Beagle is forthcoming? :mrgreen:
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Post by Eternum 1 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:31 am

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Post by gordy » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:35 am

great!!! i liked the last two stanza's the best... :mrgreen:
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Post by Eternum 1 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:59 am

Thanks G.

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Post by Debbie » Mon Apr 24, 2006 6:05 pm

Once again...an enjoyable read dear ET :bow:
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Post by Eternum 1 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 6:18 pm

Gracias mi amiga, :bow:

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