What you think you want,
and what you think you don’t,
both follow your thinking.
That which is automatic and not thought about, is necessary;
that which is automatic and thought about is merely redundancy.
To be alive is necessary;
to be redundant is to make being alive annoying.
He said to a mirror:
”Seeing me like this
reminds me of you.”
Living, just you, in a cave with THE KNOWLEDGE;
never a shortage of dead wood, thoughts for the fire.
Said he to the flames:
“On the walls of the cave,
live my shadows;
where I truly am,
none can say.”
He alone, with THE UNDERSTANDING, knows that no one knows.
…which sets him free from the realm of shadows.