Thursday, March 31, 2011

Startled

Thin walls
separate
our worlds

Just a glance,
we fantasize
piercing the wall!

And then,
lost, frozen,
amid unknown

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" .... That is the nature of power. As I told you before, it commands you and yet it is at your command. ..."

"Power is a very weird affair. In order to have it and command it one must have power to begin with. It's possible, however, to store it, little by little, until one has enough to sustain oneself in a battle of power."

"What happens if one does not have enough power?"
"Death is waiting, and when the warrior's power wanes death simply taps him. Thus, to venture into the unknown without any power is stupid. One will only find death."  --- Journey to Ixtlan, pp. 133-135

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