Veil of Mystery

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Surrender into the passageway
of divine streaming light
to enter the threshold
that disappears into
a depth of God
deeper than we are able
to know
or even imagine
as it spreads out
across an unknown sky
allowing us to fall
into a Silent Presence
hidden portals
leave divine clues
in gateways of splendor
gardens of ethereal dust
glittering with light
fashioned into stars
that guide us
into music
and the pulsing rhythms
of a great spiritual
heart
the master of love awakens
with spiritual touching
cool winds
of unseen veils
and fleecy softness
of dreams bursting into life
the creative journey of a different
kind of ascension
than theology supposes
mystical poetry is not about
playing word games
but a flowing action of love
pouring
into the cupped hands
of heart longings
anointing us with silence
offending the ears
with noise that might deaden
our hearing
O give us living words
launched into the unknown
that slide down like melting light
on the inner walls
of intimacy
colors of sweet harmonizing
synchronizing
dancing intuition
and celestial recognition
the world is drowning in noise
saying nothing
now is the moment
we can slip through that hidden portal
of sweet silence
in the open sky of Spirit
the ascending lover
discovers the way
lifted by deep longings
dissolving time
beyond mountainous nebulas
through the dimming
remains of dying stars
immortalized by a requiem mass
of a dreaming Mozart
as new ones are being born
created by love
launching the way
with the light of cosmic play
come into the showering grace
of arias of celestial music
creating the cloudy trails that are
woven into delicate citadels
of waking dreams
creating a new heaven
where we will dwell
and dance in the whispering mist
of the sweet breath of God
only lovers feel

N.