Nirmala: The Door to Eternity


Curious mysteries and paradoxes abound in our lives ... That which is always here ... yet it remains elusive ... the inescapable here and now yet its puzzling non-acceptance ... this simple moment holds the key yet searching goes on for years ... the key is in each of our hands yet we go to others for answers ... we don’t have to really do anything to solve the greatest mystery yet most remain convinced that something must be done ... So today, I invite you to reflect upon the empty feeling that is full beyond measure ...

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Here's the text of the original poem:

who would have guessed

this empty feeling in my chest

is the door to eternity


who could have known

this longing

is what I longed for


how is it possible

thoughts of freedom

only hide freedom


why don’t I care

about answers

when questions never end


who would have guessed

this empty feeling in my chest

could be so full


This poem is from Gifts with No Giver, a love affair with truth, Poems by Nirmala. This book is available for free download from Nirmala's website: Nirmala also offers several of his other books for free download from his website.


And, as usual, the emphases and the repetitions are mine.


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