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Eja
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« on: March 05, 2007, 12:32:09 PM »

The Void wished to know
herself and by himself
he called from herself
She gave birth to an eye

In order that the eye may see
the Void gave birth to light
We must never forget
that the first the eye saw
was the darkness of the Void
the body of the silent Mother
Which is why the I thought
it's eye saw nothing

The second that the I saw
was the light
The one who said "look
here and look here.
What wonders."

And truly
what that first I saw
were wonders beyond description
Yet these were only the works
of the moment before the Void
decided
to let her selves know themselves
Within that moment
Uncountable miracles
had come to pass

The eye saw these
and was blinded with awe
and it's gratitude
towards the one who said
"look.."
The one the I called
God
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