The heart is a diamond


The heart is a diamond

That has known the furnace of fire

And the consolidation of ice

Ice and fire

These two

Are the states

In which the diamond is formed

Over ice flows I travelled

After the fire burned out

Wilderness places of freezing

Where it was colder

Due to the memory

Of how love once burned

So brightly and warmly there

But if the fire went out

Was it truly love

Or just desire

Desire can fade

It does

When the projection is pulled away

But love is a constant flame

It is what is left

After the fire burns all to ash

And the ice melts

Leaving a pool of tears

It is the tempered substance

That endures with both states

And finds within those experiences

The deep mystery

Which gives birth to itself

Love’s absence

Leads us to burn or freeze

Until we are transformed

From players in an illusion

Of wanting and ego

Love is what we find

When the burning and freezing is done

When our desire becomes

Less than

The longing to really love everything

Free and clear and pure in our diamond heart

3 thoughts on “The heart is a diamond

  1. Hello. What’s up? I hope everything’s doing well with you! I’ve been reading your posts and I just wanna let you know that because of posts like these, I am so proud to be a part of this community, you guys are creative and profound. I’ll follow your blog and I hope you could follow my Blog as well. Have fun writing! Thank you for being an inspiration to many. 🙂

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