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Nocturne

Poet: Andrew Colliver

You are woken in the night
by something that cannot speak
in daylight, that has no purchase
in the hard currency of your life.

Outside is the shallow well
of a sleeping town;

Come

Poet: Andrew Colliver

Every day I am astonished by
how little I know, and discouraged,
obedient as I am to the demand to
know more — always more.

But then there is the slow seep
of light from the day,

Good Medicine

Poet: Andrew Colliver

Unbelief is good medicine, undoing belief
     better:
all beings free to leave their being
     and enter silence.